Ga Dept of Agriculture

 

Hurricane Response: Dorian


Governor Kemp has declared a State of Emergency for the following counties: Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, and Wayne.

Atlanta, GA. - The Department of Agriculture is working with with state, federal and industry partners to support the safety and comfort of Georgia citizens, evacuees, and all livestock and companion animals.

The Department of Agriculture works with state, federal and industry partners to support the safety and comfort of Georgia citizens, evacuees, and all livestock and companion animals.

GDA’s Emergency Response Hotline: 1-855-491-1432

Most Recent Press Releases

September 4th, 2019

Governor Kemp expands the State of Emergency declared on August 29, 2019 adding an additional 9 counties

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September 1st, 2019

Governor Kemp orders mandatory evacuation of individuals east of Interstate 95 in six counties

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Emergency Tips

  1. Follow emergency instructions given by your local and state Emergency Management Associations
  2. Have a plan ahead of time - To ensure the safety of family, pets, livestock and home
  3. Have a generator of su.cient size to provide for your vital needs and test the generator before you need it – power outages can occur
  4. Fill the fuel tanks – Have all fuel tanks full with extra available – Store fuel and equipment out of reach so it will not get flooded
  5. Have extra batteries for flashlights and radios and charge the mobile phone
  6. Make sure equipment inside and outside the house is stored away or secured and be sure to reinforce openings – Flying debris from hurricane winds can cause major damage
  7. Ensure your pets and livestock are safe – Make plans for feed, water, housing, transportation, destination, expenses
  8. Check on animals and property for damage after the storm - Ventilation, water supply, feed supply, structural repairs should be assessed in that order

Visit our archive for information on past disasters

 

 

Livestock

Contact the Livestock and Poultry Division
Courtney Wilson, Manager: 404-656-9383, courtney.wilson@agr.georgia.gov

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Crops

Contact the Plant Industry Division
Contact Name, Position: 404-463-8617, contact.email@agr.georgia.gov

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Food

Hurricane Food Safety

 

Flooded Area Producer Resources

 

Contact the Food Safety Division
Natalie Adan, Director: 404-656-3627, natalie.adnan@agr.georgia.gov

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