News and Announcements

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Take Action during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is joining with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) to encourage local citizens to take time to learn more about staying cyber secure.

“Cyber Security Awareness Month is a great opportunity for Camden County citizens to learn how to protect themselves before a cyber-attack occurs,” said Camden County EMA Director Chuck White. “We encourage preparedness for all emergencies and taking the ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies.

With the theme of “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today,” the goal of National Preparedness Month is to increase the overall number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Citizen Input Requested for Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is working to update the Camden County, Georgia Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The updated plan seeks to better protect the people and property of the county from the effects of natural and human caused hazards and to maintain eligibility for mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As part of the plan...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Improved Firefighting Equipment Returning to Little Cumberland Island

Camden County and other partners work together to return updated firefighting equipment to Little Cumberland Island.

Recently Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) to provide enhanced firefighting capability on Little Cumberland Island through updates to an existing water bu...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2020 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2020 Hurricane Guide.

The online guide, available on Camden County’s website at camdencountyga.gov/HurricaneGuide, has information to help local residents prepare for hurricane season. 

As a coastal community, that has recently experienced the effects of hurr...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared May 3-9, 2020, to be Hurricane Preparedness Week. Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season beginning June 1.

Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project anticipates above-normal activity for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Although Camden County did not receive widespread damage from last year’s Hurricane Dorian, all citizens...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Public Safety Radio Project Nears Completion

The final phase of the Public Safety Radio Project is proceeding despite extensive delays related to State and Federal permitting, as well as national impact from the COVID-19 Corona Virus.

The Public Safety Radio Communications System includes upgrades to the Camden County E-911 Center along with three new towers and equipment installation at a fourth site with goal of providing county-wide coverage for all public safety radios, including C...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency