News and Announcements

Posted on: August 2, 2020

Public Notice: Potential Impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias

With the impending approach of Tropical Storm Isaias, at this time coastal Camden County is in a Tropical Storm Warning and a Coastal Flood Advisory, along with a risk of Rip Currents.

All residents should remain aware of these threats and understand that forecast track and storm intensity could change. 

Although the Camden County Board of Commissioners issued a State of Emergency for Camden County, this does not require any imm...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Declares State of Emergency and Closes Government Offices

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has issued a State of Emergency for Camden County in advance of possible impacts from Hurricane Isaias.

Additionally, Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine will close government offices and courts for Monday, August 3, 2020.

The National Hurricane Center forecasts Hurricane Isaias will be dangerously close to the Southeastern Reg...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

State of Emergency

Please note this is a text only version. Please view the Signed State of Emergency Declaration (PDF) for a signed version.

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

BY THE CHAIRMAN:

WHEREAS:     Camden County, Georgia is experiencing an event...

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Signed State of Emergency Declaration (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Public Notice: Continue to Monitor Changes to Hurricane Isaias Forecast

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is continuing to carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Isaias for impacts to Camden County.

All citizens are urged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm. A shift in the storm’s forecast track could necessitate changes quick action from citizens.

Additionally, all Camden County resident...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Tropical Storm Isaias for impacts to Camden County.

All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm. The details of the storm’s forecast are changing and at this time it is still too soon to determine the magnitude and location...

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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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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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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Take Action during Flood Safety Preparedness Week

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared March 9-13, 2020, to be Flood Safety Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency EMA urges all Camden residents to take time to learn about and prepare for the possibility of flood events.

“We want to encourage all Camden County residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding,” said EMA Director Chuck White. “It is important to make plans and determine if flood insurance is needed for your home and propert...

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