The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, in partnership with the National Weather Service, is making ready for Winter Weather Preparedness Week on Dec. 5-9. Georgians can be inspired to find out about winter climate threats, evaluate or create a household communications plan and take into account what gadgets are finest for his or her Ready kits in preparation for the potential inclement climate this winter.
“The winter months in Georgia are unpredictable, so now is the ideal time to start thinking and preparing for any emergency this upcoming season,” mentioned GEMA/HS Director Chris Stallings. “We’ve previously seen frost, snow, ice and freezing rain, which is why we encourage everyone to use WWPW to prepare and educate themselves on how to respond before, during and after winter weather occurs.”
Winter Weather Preparedness Week is designed to boost consciousness of winter climate hazards and reinforce understanding of winter climate terminology. GEMA/HS will distribute winter climate preparedness data by way of social media channels and supply toolkits to native emergency administration administrators for sharing this data of their counties all weeklong throughout the WWPW marketing campaign.
Each day of the marketing campaign will deal with the next matters:
Monday, Dec. 5: Winter Weather in Georgia – find out about winter climate hazards that may influence the state of Georgia
Tuesday, Dec. 6: Winter Weather Terminology – find out about winter climate “alerts” (watches, warnings and advisories) and what they imply
Wednesday, Dec. 7: Winter Weather Preparation Tips – learn to finest put together for winter climate occasions, and put collectively a “Ready Kit” whereas making a plan earlier than winter climate strikes
Thursday, Dec. 8: Winter Weather Driving Tips/Safety — be taught “best practices” for driving (if mandatory) in winter climate situations and how you can pack a cell “Ready Kit”
Friday, Dec. 9: Winter Weather Outlook for 2022-23 season — assets for studying the place and how you can keep knowledgeable of climate forecasts.
Residents are inspired to go to gema.georgia.gov/plan-prepare/ready-georgia for extra data on winter climate preparedness tips.
As a part of the Office of the Governor, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency collaborates with native, state and federal governments in partnership with non-public sector and non-governmental organizations to guard life and property towards man-made and pure emergencies. GEMA/HS’s Ready Georgia web site and preparedness marketing campaign supplies Georgians with the data wanted to successfully put together for disasters. Go to gema.georgia.gov/plan-prepare/ready-georgia for data on growing a customized emergency plan and Ready package.