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Praise and Preparedness Festival- Is Your Congregation Ready?

August 17, 2018 11:53 AM Praise and Preparedness Festival Agenda 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM --OPENING STATEMENTSDennis Jones - CEMA DirectorJason Koster - Compassion Christian ChurchChester Ellis - Chatham County Commissioner John Fender - Chaplain, Pooler Police Department (Opening Prayer)10:30 AM - 11:00 AM -- PRESENTATIONTerry... - Read More


Is Your Family Prepared?

August 13, 2018 11:31 AM The 2018 Chatham County Prepare-A-Thon is unlike anything we have seen in the past. This year, we are focusing on the people of Chatham County. Each day, we will focus on the different segment of the population to ensure they... - Read More


Siren Test Has Been Postponed- NOW Friday August 3rd at 12PM

July 31, 2018 3:38 PM - Read More


Do You Have Debris From Friday's Tornado?

July 30, 2018 9:14 AM Chatham County Department of Public Works will begin removing storm debris from within the public right-of-way on Monday, July 30, 2018. The debris removal is isolated to the Grays Subdivision and Oatland Island, and removal will continue until all... - Read More


Civic Center Community Training Day: August 9th

July 25, 2018 2:29 PM CLICK HERE to register for this free life saving event today!... - Read More


How to Hurricane-Proof Your Home

July 24, 2018 10:25 AM Whether you are evacuating from the area or sheltering in place, performing a general assessment of your home and making it hurricane-ready is always the best plan. To prepare your home for hurricane season we suggest you perform an... - Read More


Senior Citizens Preparedness Guide

July 13, 2018 12:10 PM Disaster Preparedness for Seniors and CaregiversNatural disasters are not fun at any age, but they can be especially traumatic for elderly adults Older adults may be frail or less mobile, which can cause additional challenges during an emergency event... - Read More


FREE Emergency Class Offered Tuesday, July 24th on Tybee Island!

July 11, 2018 2:31 PM 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


FREE Emergency Response Class Offered THURSDAY, June 28th!

June 25, 2018 8:56 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


Hurricane Registry for those with Functional, Access and Medical Needs

June 18, 2018 3:18 PM REGISTER NOW AT: 1-833-CHD-REGISTERThis new Public Service Announcement explains the Hurricane Registry for those with Functional, Access and Medical Needs. This information could be life-saving! Functional and access needs registrants/clients are defined as those who may need services to maintain... - Read More


Hurricane Preparedness Expo- SATURDAY JUNE 9

June 8, 2018 7:20 AM - Read More


Monthly Siren Test WEDNESDAY at 12 PM!

June 4, 2018 12:01 PM - Read More


The 2018 Hurricane Season Has Arrived!

June 1, 2018 8:40 AM June 1st has officially arrived, and along with it, the 2018 Hurricane Season! Take a moment with your family to ensure you're prepared for storms that may affect Chatham County.  This year, NOAA's forecasters predict a 70-percent likelihood of 10... - Read More


Subtropical Storm Alberto Has Formed in the Gulf

May 25, 2018 11:05 AM It's not even hurricane season yet, but Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed in the Gulf. This storm system could possibly bring heavy rainfall into our area beginning Sunday. ... - Read More


Memorial Day Safety Tips

May 24, 2018 12:00 PM Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend by checking out these safety tips! ... - Read More


2018 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

May 16, 2018 4:02 PM Friday, May 4th, 2018 CEMA volunteers came together to celebrate another year of service. At the Willy Wonka themed banquet, volunteers were recognized for the time they give to supporting our community through CEMA. In a world where there never... - Read More


Plane Crash on Hwy 21- May 16 Update

May 16, 2018 12:34 PM Hwy 21 will remain closed until further notice. Updated Information as of 5/16/2018 from Georgia Department of Transportation:Cleanup efforts are currently underway for State Route 21 near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport where a Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130H "Hercules"... - Read More


Hurricane Preparedness Week - Saturday

May 12, 2018 9:00 AM Hurricane Preparedness Week is almost over, however, community preparedness is never over. Chatham Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to complete a written plan for this hurricane season! - Read More


Hurricane Preparedness Week - Friday

May 11, 2018 8:21 AM Help Your Neighbor Did you know that by knowing your neighbors, you can help save lives? You have the power to help your community prepare for hurricanes by interacting with your neighbors! When hurricanes strike, many think of our firefighters,... - Read More


Hurricane Preparedness Week - Thursday

May 10, 2018 8:30 AM Strengthen Your HomeWhether you are evacuating from the area or sheltering in place, performing a general assessment of your home and making it hurricane-ready is always the best plan. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, we urge you to prepare for hurricane... - Read More


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