Preparedness

Expect the Unexpected - Protect Your Family!
Make sure your family:
  • Has a family disaster plan
  • Has a stocked emergency supply kit
  • Knows what to do if they aren't home when the emergency occurs
  • Knows about potential hazards
  • Knows your community's emergency plans
Protect Your Property or Business
Hurricanes cause heavy rains and can cause extensive flooding in coastal and inland areas. Flood insurance is the only way to financially protect your property or business from flood damage.

Boating
Advance planning can't guarantee your boat's survival but it can improve survivability and it is certainly worth the time and money to do so.

Hurricanes
History teaches that a lack of awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. Learn how you canreduce the effects of a hurricane disaster.

Hazardous Materials
A hazardous materials accident can occur anywhere. Read more about procedures in a haz-mat emergency.

School Safety
Georgian Emergency Management is leading the way in school safety planning and training not only in Georgia, but nationwide.

Terrorism
The Department of Homeland Security assesses and takes the lead in evaluating vulnerabilities and coordinating with other federal, state, local, and private entities to ensure the most effective response.