Here's where to to get more information and support:
Bryan County Emergency Management Agency
5995 Hwy 204
Ellabell, Georgia 31308
Director: Jim Anderson
Phone: (912) 858-2799
Emergency Information Hotline: (912) 858-2734
Monday - Friday , 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency
100 Liberty Street
Hinesville, GA 31313
Director: Mike Hodges
Phone: (912) 368-2201
Emergency Information Hotline: (912) 877-5362
Weather Line: (912) 877-5362
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA’s mission is “to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.” The agency works in partnership with other organizations that are part of the nation’s emergency management system, including state and local emergency management agencies, and the American Red Cross.
For tips on helping your family prepare for a disaster, visit ready.gov. This site will help you make a kit, get a plan, and be informed. There is special guidance for military families, senior citizens, people with disabilities, and pet owners to help you better prepare for your special needs. There’s even a special section to help you talk about disasters and being prepared with your children. After a disaster, visit fema.gov to find out if there is a presidential disaster declaration for your state and county. At fema.gov you can also find out about how to apply for
assistance after a disaster.
Disaster Assistance Hotline: (800) 621-FEMA
NOAA’s National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center
American Red Cross,
Humane Society of the United States
Institute for Business and Home Safety
www.ibhs.org An initiative of the insurance industry, IBHS provides information on retrofitting buildings and creating disaster-resistant communities.
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
www.nvoad.org Provides information on volunteer disaster service organizations and links to more than 30 volunteer disaster agency web sites.