A coastal flood advisory is in effect from 7p-9p. High tide peaking between 9.2-9.4ft... water may encroach hwy 80 to Tybee and low areas.//
Flood Plain Management Plan Questionnaire Chatham County is developing a Floodplain Management Plan to help address local flooding issues throughout the County. The County's Engineering Department has created a Flood Protection Questionnaire to get feedback on individual property owner's problems regarding... Read More »
REGISTER NOW AT: (912) 691-7443This new Public Service Announcement explains the Functional, Access and Medical Needs Registry. This information could be life-saving! Functional and access needs registrants/clients are defined as those who may need services to maintain their independence in... Read More »
This week, CEMA is encouraging residents to understand storm surge and the potential impacts storm surge can have in Chatham County. #hurricanesafety #stormsurgeStorm Surge is an abnormal rise of water generated by a storm, over and above the predicted astronomical tides. It... Read More »
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Learn about hurricanes and how to protect yourself.All About Hurricanes
Know difference between watches, warnings and more.All About Tornadoes
Get the 10 facts about flooding in Chatham County.All About Flooding
Checklists, maps and other important information to know.Preparedness Guides
To better prepare Chatham County for the 2017 hurricane season, we are working to ensure residents know the terms that County officials will be using when calling for an evacuation. Knowing the difference will significantly affect how communities will react and prepare for hurricanes. The County has also constructed new evacuation zones to ensure an efficient exit for all communities in the target area. Learn More
The Mission of the Chatham Emergency Management Agency is to protect lives and property from the threat of all types of major emergencies and disasters, both natural and manmade. This shall be accomplished by providing community-wide leadership, guidance, support and coordination in the areas of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Learn More
CEMA encourages everyone who lives, works and plays in Savannah and Chatham County to sign up to receive emergency and community notifications on their cells phones. Click here to get started or send a text message to Swift911.×
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The Chatham Emergency Management Agency conducts monthly tests of our emergency warning sirens on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. If you hear a siren at any other time, it means take cover! Read more about our warning siren program.×