GEMA launches STAR Audit to help schools assess…

Release: GEMA/HS Unveils New Program to Help Schools Improve Security (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) has started a new program to help schools identify vulnerabilities at their facilities and…

Tropical Storm Zeta disaster relief now being made…

Release: Major Disaster Declared for 21 Counties, Public Assistance Available (ATLANTA) –Governor Brian Kemp requested a Major Disaster Declaration for Tropical Storm Zeta based on joint federal, state and local preliminary damage assessments totaling more…

GA Tornado Drill to be Held on Nov.…

Release: Tornado Drill to be Held on Nov. 4 (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is holding a statewide tornado drill Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m. This event coincides…

GEMA offers tips for earthquake safety

Release: GEMA/HS Encourages Participation in the Great SouthEast ShakeOut Drill (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is partnering with the Great SouthEast ShakeOut to educate Georgians on the importance of…

GEMA/HS recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Release: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month OCTOBER 01, 2020 (ATLANTA) – Technology often makes everyday life simpler, but it also makes it easier for criminals to perpetrate financial crimes through the theft of personal…