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Freeze Warning In Effect Wednesday 10pm - Thursday 10am

March 15, 2017 1:07 PM Freeze warning in effect for Chatham 10pm tonight - 10am thurs. Remember the 4 P's!! People, Pets, Plants & Pipes!... - Read More


Volunteer Opportunity Awareness Month: Week 3- CERT

March 13, 2017 1:01 PM This week for #VolunteerOpportunityAwarenessMonth, we are shining the spotlight on our Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Our CERT program is part of the Chatham County Citizens Corps Council and was formed as part of a National and statewide effort designed to... - Read More


Volunteer Opportunity Awareness Month: Week 2- Search and Rescue

March 8, 2017 11:25 AM This week in #VolunteerOpportunityAwarenessMonth, we are highlighting our Volunteer Search and Rescue Team! The CEMA SAR team was organized to ensure selected volunteers are properly trained and prepared to assist area first responders in locating and recovering lost and/or missing... - Read More


Volunteer Opportunity Awareness Month

March 2, 2017 9:00 AM There are so many ways that Chatham County residents can get involved and volunteer. Learn more and get started! #Volunteer #Makeadifference... - Read More


Severe Weather Preparedness Month: Week 4

February 21, 2017 10:14 AM This is the last week of #SevereWeatherPreparednessMonth. This week, we are encouraging Chatham County residents to identify a room in your home or a place that you will go if a tornado were to occur. #TornadoSafety... - Read More


Severe Weather Preparedness Month: Week 3

February 14, 2017 3:55 PM We are now in week 3 of Severe Weather Preparedness Month! CEMA encourages you to take time this week to fill out the Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK).This kit will help individuals and families collect and organize critical financial,... - Read More


Day 5: Severe Weather Preparedness Week

February 10, 2017 2:22 PM Flood SafetyIn a flood, a little water can do a lot of damage. Did you know that just 6 inches of flood water can knock you over, 1 foot is enough to make a car float and 2 feet of... - Read More


Day 4: Severe Weather Preparedness Week

February 10, 2017 9:03 AM Lightning SafetyIf you spot lightning, remember the 30/30 rule: if after seeing lightning, you cannot count to 30 before hearing thunder - seek shelter. Wait 30 minutes or more after hearing the last thunder before leaving shelter. #SWPW For more... - Read More


Day 3: Severe Weather Preparedness Week

February 8, 2017 9:58 AM Where would you seek shelter if a tornado were to occur? If unable to get to underground protection like a cellar or basement, an interior room or hallway on ground level is the best alternative. For more information on tornadoes,... - Read More


Day 2: Severe Weather Preparedness Week

February 7, 2017 1:25 PM Thunderstorm Safety:Day two of #SWPW focuses on thunderstorm safety. Familiarize yourself with the difference between a severe thunderstorm watch and a severe thunderstorm warning in order to properly prepare. #SWPW Click HERE for more information! ... - Read More


Day 1: Severe Weather Preparedness Week

February 7, 2017 1:20 PM Monday, February 6th, is the first day of Severe Weather Preparedness Week! Do you and your family have a communications plan in the event severe weather impacts Chatham County? Be informed, make a plan, build a kit...how will you get... - Read More


Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Feb 6-10

February 7, 2017 1:17 PM Chatham Emergency Management Urges Chatham County Residents to Prepare During Severe Weather Preparedness Week Feb. 6-10 SAVANNAH, GA (February 6, 2017) - Devastating tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods and other severe weather events can strike with little to no warning in Chatham... - Read More


February is Severe Weather Preparedness Month!

February 1, 2017 1:22 PM During the month of February we are going to discuss Severe Weather Preparedness. Be sure that you understand the terms and know what to do during severe weather such as a tornado. #SevereWeatherPreparedness... - Read More


2017 HURRICANE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: NOW OPEN

January 12, 2017 2:03 PM The 2017 Chatham County Hurricane Conference theme is "The After Matthew," and is open to local and state emergency managers, as well as their partners.The Hurricane Conference will be held Tuesday April 18, 2017, 8 AM to 5 PM at the Savannah International... - Read More


Winter Weather Preparedness Month: Week 3

January 11, 2017 1:09 PM Do you use gas to heat your home? If so, you should have a carbon monoxide alarm. If you have one already, be sure to check to see if it is functioning properly. #WinterSafety #SafeNotSorry... - Read More


Winter Weather Preparedness Month: Week 2

January 10, 2017 1:02 PM Week two of Winter Weather Preparedness Month: If you plan on using your fireplace this winter, be sure to have your chimney swept and inspected!#WinterSafety #SafenotSorry... - Read More


Winter Weather Preparedness Month: Week 1

January 2, 2017 11:40 AM Happy New Year!Over the course of the year, we will be providing emergency preparedness messages to help Chatham County residents better understand and plan for seasonal threats and potential hazards.The month of January is Winter Weather Preparedness Month! Each week,... - Read More


Disaster Recovery Center Closed

December 19, 2016 10:10 AM - Read More


FEMA Assistance has closed for GA Residents

December 14, 2016 4:38 PM - Read More


Disaster Recovery Center Closed December 16th

December 12, 2016 1:48 PM - Read More


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