Being Prepared in the event of Emergency

In the event  of natural disaster or an emergency The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/ Homeland Security has created an app that you can use to stay informed and prepared. With Hurricane Irma potentially pressing down on our area it is in your families best benefit to be prepared and have a plan of attack. This app can help you with both!

Below is a description of the app. If you click the picture it will take you to the website with more information or you can search for Ready Georgia app

Get everything you need to be prepared for emergencies with the official app of the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency. Receive severe weather and emergency alerts. Find out about disasters in advance with geo-targeted weather and emergency alerts. Locate nearby open shelters and check live traffic conditions. Get prepared with an emergency supplies checklist and create a disaster plan for your family.

This is Georgia’s official emergency preparedness iOS application, brought to you by the Georgia Emergency Management & Agency/Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA) and the Georgia Department of Public Health. Its goal is to provide an all-inclusive, singular mobile resource for Georgia residents to access accurate and timely information before and in the event of an emergency. For more information, visit ready.ga.gov. 

Features include: 
-Geo-targeted weather and emergency alerts
-Live traffic map and list of incidents
-Ready Profile for emergency plans and checklist of supplies
-Map of nearby open shelters 
-Information on what to do during different types of emergencies 
-Hurricane evacuation routes 
-Disaster history for your location 
-Map of historical tornado touchdowns