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Blog: Emergency preparedness
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) along with numerous other state agencies, witnessed a flurry of activity earlier this month as Hurricane Lisa brought severe weather devastation to a large portion of the state.
This September, the state of Georgia is putting emergency preparedness first for National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
This is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is helping Georgia residents prepare for one of the most severe annual weather threats.
Hurricane Ashley was not a real storm, but last week it caused a lot of activity for emergency response coordinators in Georgia.
It was not long ago when Georgians’ top weather concern was ice, snow and cold temperatures.
Eight Gainesville and Hall County public safety leaders were recently recognized at the Masters of Safety: Builders of Community Trust ceremony coordinated by Featherbone Communiversity.
Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time.
Being prepared to help those in need is important to LaKieva Williams, volunteer program director for Georgia Responds, especially when the help and resources come from both medical and non-medical volunteers throughout Georgia. In this season of givi
Temperatures are dropping and states across the nation are already experiencing record-breaking winter storms.