Emergency Management


The Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the management of all emergency preparedness program areas within the County. Using the provisions of Georgia statutes, the Agency is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive disaster planning, mitigation, and response activities within Camden County.

In addition to the above, the Agency also develops and maintains emergency plans for all types of natural and man-made hazards, and provides the analysis and recommendations necessary to make decisions that will effectively save lives and protect property in such emergencies.

2023 Hurricane Guide

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  1. Camden County Rescinds Island Evacuation

    Camden County was fortunate to receive less than the forecasted, potential impacts from Hurricane Idalia. At this time, Camden County is no longer under any watches, warnings, or advisories. The evacuation for Zone A has been rescinded. Read on...
  2. County Issues State of Emergency and Island Evacuation

    Chairman Ben Casey signed a State of Emergency for Camden County. Additionally, an evacuation has been ordered for Zone A, which consists of Cumberland Island and Little Cumberland Island. Read on...
  3. Public Notice: Government Offices & Schools Closed Wednesday

    Officials from the Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, jointly agreed to close all local government offices and schools Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Read on...
  4. Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Idalia

    Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of the strengthening Tropical Storm Idalia for impacts to Camden County. Read on...
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