News and Announcements

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Input Needed for Hazard Mitigation Plan

Camden County and the incorporated municipalities are working together with other stakeholders to update the 2016 Camden County Hazard Mitigation Plan. This process will take approximately 6 months to complete.

The plan primarily addresses natural hazards such as flooding, coastal storms, tornadoes, wildfire, etc. and includes some technological or man-made hazards such as hazardous material release. This plan update is required to be eligible for future FEMA pr...

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

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

Camden County residents are encouraged to prepare for potential emergencies during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 3-7, 2020, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to learn about possible severe weather...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency