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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Emergency Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month: Don’t Wait for an Emergency to Prepare!

September 22, 2016

Crises and disasters arise suddenly and are often devastating to our communities. Take time this month to get prepared at home and the workplace for emergency situations.

Don't Let Black Ice Leave You Stranded This Winter [Infographic]

January 21, 2016

Learn about what causes black ice, where to find it and how to safely drive this winter.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2015

December 1, 2015

Learn how to be prepared for winter weather from GEMHSA Director Jim Butterworth.

"Don't Wait. Communicate."

September 8, 2015

GEMHSA director Jim Butterworth shares some tips on how to make sure you and your family are prepared for a disaster.

GEMHSA’s Role in Disaster

March 12, 2015

Learn more about the role GEMHSA plays during a natural disaster.

Rapid Response Teams: Protecting Our Health

January 27, 2015

Learn how a variety of Georgia agencies are working together to protect the public from foodborne illnesses.

How to Take Care of Your Pets in the Cold

January 8, 2015

Cold is cold. No matter where you live or who you are — animals included. Learn some quick safety tips about keeping your pets safe during these cold times.

Helping Those Who Help Others

September 3, 2014

September is national preparedness month. See what the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency is doing to help prepare Georgians for natural disasters.

The New Ready Georgia App Helps Before and During Emergencies

June 16, 2014

Be sure to check out the latest edition of the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency's Ready Georgia app!

Rainy Night in be prepared.

April 29, 2014

We are no strangers to tornadoes and extreme storms in Georgia. But that's no reason to become complacent. Make sure you know the proper safety procedures when tornadoes strike.