Entries by Haley Schwartz

National Safety Month: How to Play it Safe

While summertime is known for being the time of year when Georgians let loose and play, it’s also notorious for bringing a variety of devastating weather including hurricanes, thunderstorms and lightning, extreme heat, tornadoes and more. Since these severe-weather conditions rarely play nicely, it’s best to not mess around nor underestimate them. June is National […]

Now is the time to prepare for a Hurricane

By Meredith Ley At the Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), we promote general preparedness year-round, but Hurricane Safety Preparedness Week (May 24-30) is an ideal opportunity to encourage our residents to review their family contacts and develop a hurricane plan.  As a coastal community, we are extremely vulnerable to all of the dangers associated with […]

Get your pets Ready during National Pet Week

By Atlanta Humane Society Our pets are family and their health and well-being should always be a top priority. As you make your family disaster plan, it’s important to include your four-legged friends. Here in Georgia, we can fall victim to everything from tornadoes to hurricanes and ice storms to house fires. It’s important to […]