Day 5 Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Flood Safety

February 8, 2018 3:53 PM Today is the fifth and final day of Severe Weather Preparedness Week! Congratulations, you have made it! Flood Safety is our topic today; take a few minutes to learn how to prepare for floods in your community. Chatham County lies... - Read More

Day 4 Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Lightning Safety

February 8, 2018 8:00 AM Today is Day 4 of Severe Weather Preparedness Week and the topic is Lightning Safety. Did you know that from 1995 to 2010, lightning caused the death of 30 Georgia residents who were caught outside during a summer storm... - Read More

Statewide Tornado Drill Re-Scheduled for Friday, Feb. 9th at 9AM

February 7, 2018 9:48 AM - Read More

Day 3 Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Tornado Safety

February 7, 2018 8:16 AM Tornadoes are formed by intense rotating columns of wind generated during a severe thunderstorm. They can vary in strength and duration, but most tornadoes that do occur last for a few minutes and have winds less than 100 mph. Tornadoes... - Read More

Day 2 Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Thunderstorm Safety

February 6, 2018 9:12 AM Chatham County residents are no strangers to thunderstorms. They are a regular occurrence for this area during the spring and summer months. Thunderstorms are formed by unstable air currents, rising warm air and sinking cold air, which can be... - Read More

Day 1 Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Family Preparedness

February 5, 2018 9:42 AM As we begin to approach what is normally the most active part of the year for severe weather events, Georgia will recognize February 5 - 9 as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Over the last year, severe weather has been very... - Read More


February 5, 2018 5:49 AM This week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week! All week, we will have important safety tips for severe weather in Chatham County! Stay tuned for more information!Also, don't forget that we are hosting 3 classes this Thursday to help you get... - Read More

Houses of Worship May Now Be Eligible For FEMA Assistance!

January 26, 2018 11:38 AM - Read More

Important Safety Tips For Winter Weather

January 3, 2018 5:57 AM - Read More

Do You Know Your Winter Weather Terminology? Learn More!

January 2, 2018 5:12 PM We've heard several winter weather terms this week, but do you know what they mean? Take a look at this infographic and learn more! ... - Read More

Winter Weather "Must Have" Items!

January 2, 2018 3:01 PM In anticipation of Wednesday's winter weather, consider stocking up on these "Must Have" items!... - Read More

Dressing For the Cold Weather?

January 1, 2018 10:04 AM We, in Southeast Georgia, are not use to this cold weather! Here are some tips and tricks for dressing in this chilly weather!... - Read More

Chilly Weather Coming In. Don't Forget Your 4 P's!

December 28, 2017 3:45 PM It's supposed to get cold this evening! Don't forget your 4 P's: People, Pets, Plants and Pipes!Although we are not expecting any ice conditions, it will still be very chilly! Bundle up!... - Read More

Until Help Arrives Course Was Great Success

December 11, 2017 10:16 AM On November 28th, CEMA partnered with both Unity of Savannah and The American Red Cross to bring the course "You Are The Help Until Help Arrives." This two hour course teaches Chatham County residents how they can respond and potentially... - Read More

Free Class Offered on November 28th: Check It Out!

November 20, 2017 10:03 AM Chatham Emergency Management will be providing a free class, You Are The Help Until Help Arrives, to prepare members of the Community for life-threatening emergency situations. Citizens attending can expect to learn important skills such as, controlling bleeding, how to... - Read More

Time Is Running Out: Apply For Assistance Before November 14th!

November 13, 2017 11:03 AM - Read More

Siren Test- November 1st at 12 Noon

October 31, 2017 11:43 AM On Wednesday, Nov 1st at Noon, CEMA will conduct the monthly siren test. The siren will sound for one minute.... - Read More

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is Closed. BUT, You Can Still Apply!

October 23, 2017 9:07 AM - Read More

Have Your Voice Heard! Hurricane Irma After Action Public Forum This Month

October 18, 2017 4:41 PM - Read More

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center CLOSING

October 18, 2017 11:46 AM If you sustained damage or losses in Georgia due to Hurricane Irma, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourage you to visit Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) if you have questions about state... - Read More

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