There is a high risk for rip currents at Tybee today and tomorrow. Use caution in the water!//
News ReleaseFEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opening on Tybee Island Beginning Saturday, September 23rdThe Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Tybee Island is open to assist Hurricane Irma survivors. The center is open daily and staffed by representatives of the State... Read More »
Take a look at this image from FEMA about debris removal. Chatham County uses this same model. For the information about debris removal in your area, reach out to your jurisdiction's Department of Public Works. ... Read More »
Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) announced that The President of The United States has authorized Individual Assistance programs and services for residents within Chatham County who were impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Individual Assistance Program ensures disaster survivors have access to... Read More »
Chatham County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with United Way of the Coastal Empire are looking for volunteers to assist in disaster relief efforts this Saturday 9/16 beginning at 7 AM. Volunteers can sign-up by submitting registration forms to United Way HandsOn... Read More »
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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.×