DJJ and National Preparedness Month: Flood Insurance and Financial Preparedness

September 20, 2018

Americans at all income levels have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster or other emergency. During these stressful events, having access to personal, financial, medical, insurance and other records is crucial for kick-starting the process of recovery quickly and efficiently. Taking time now to collect and secure these critical records will provide you with peace of mind in an emergency, and ensure you have the documentation needed to start the recovery process without delay.

DJJ and National Preparedness Month: Hurricanes

September 17, 2018

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and mudslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.

DJJ and the ‘READY CAMPAIGN’ – As Hurricane Florence Approaches, the Department of Juvenile Justice Observes National Preparedness Month

September 14, 2018

September is Hurricane Season, the time when Georgia observes ‘National Preparedness Month’ to raise awareness for severe weather emergencies. So it comes as little surprise that Hurricane Florence came bearing down on the Atlantic Coast this week, with Governor Nathan Deal declaring a State of Emergency to stage emergency equipment across the state to prepare for damaging winds, heavy rains, potential flooding and pounding storm surges.