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Ready Georgia

Launched January 2008, Ready Georgia is a statewide campaign supported by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) aimed at motivating Georgians to take action to prepare for a disaster. GEMA/HS coordinates the state’s preparedness, response and recovery efforts to disasters.

This campaign provides a local dimension to a broader national campaign, titled Ready America, and focuses on educating citizens so that they are better prepared for disasters. The Georgia campaign is supported by the Georgia Department of Public Health, The Ad Council, The Home Depot and volunteer organizations and seeks to coordinate a cohesive statewide program and a call to action regarding emergency preparedness.   Read more…Calling all Georgia kids! Would you know how to help your family if there was an emergency in your community? Georgia faces many types of natural and manmade disasters including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe storms, wildfires and floods. Emergencies can happen quickly and without warning, so it’s important to prepare now. Keep reading below to find fun games, tips and activities that will help you and your family get ready for the unexpected. Don’t be scared. Be prepared!

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