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Episode 18: The E Word….EVACUATION!

Episode 18: The E Word….EVACUATION!

May 5, 2021

Yes, that's right, we said it....EVACUATION. If we say it, it won't happen, right? Join us in this week's discussion on Hurricane Evacuation Decision Making. CEMA's Director- Dennis Jones, Office Manager- Stephanie Cox and Outreach Coordinator- Chelsea Sawyer, have an open and honest discussion about hurricane evacuations and the work that goes in to making that decision for our community. Tune in and learn all about the E word here in Chatham County!

Episode 17: When Cows Fly- TWISTER!

Episode 17: When Cows Fly- TWISTER!

April 28, 2021

Join CEMA's Dream Team and Disaster Movie Enthusiasts- Chelsea Sawyer, Stephanie Cox and Director Dennis Jones in a lively discussion of the 1996 movie TWISTER! Learn about the amazing film and hear from an emergency management expert on the real life potential of some of the infamous scenes from this classic disaster movie! You won't want to miss this episode!

Episode 16: Safe Kids Savannah

Episode 16: Safe Kids Savannah

April 21, 2021

CEMA's newest team member, Lareecia Mance, and Chelsea Sawyer chat with Safety Sam- Safe Kids Savannah's Program Coordinator! Learn about how you can help your children prepare and prevent common childhood injuries. Be sure to tune in and join in on the fun!

Episode 15: Smart Sea Level Sensors

Episode 15: Smart Sea Level Sensors

April 14, 2021

Georgia Tech and CEMA join forces to discuss the Smart Sea Level Sensors Project. Coastal flooding represents a growing threat to the City of Savannah and areas throughout Chatham County. The Smart Sea Level Sensors project is a partnership between CEMA officials, City of Savannah officials, and Georgia Tech scientists and engineers who are working together to install a network of internet-enabled sea level sensors across Chatham County. The real-time data on coastal flooding will be used for emergency planning and response.

Episode 14: Volunteering in Chatham County

Episode 14: Volunteering in Chatham County

April 7, 2021

United Way of the Coastal Empire's Volunteer Director, Laurie Humphries, joins us for an in-depth discussion of the Volunteer Department's online database and how YOU can get involved in National Volunteer Month! Tune in and learn how you can help now AND after a disaster in Chatham County!

Episode 13: When Disaster Strikes, Volunteer!

Episode 13: When Disaster Strikes, Volunteer!

March 31, 2021

Did you know that there are agencies within Chatham County and the state whose sole purpose is to organize voluntary disaster relief? Organizations like the Georgia VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) and CEDRC (Coastal Empire Disaster Recovery Committee) are here to provide services and help make our community whole after a disaster. Take a few minutes today to learn about how YOU can be part of the solution after a disaster!

Episode 12: Stop, Operate, and Listen- Part 2

Episode 12: Stop, Operate, and Listen- Part 2

March 24, 2021

CEMA's Assistant Director, Randall Mathews and Operations Specialist Aaron Thompson join to discuss the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) positions. What roles are filled in an EOC and who staffs them? Tune in to find out!

Episode 11: Stop, Operate, and Listen- Part 1

Episode 11: Stop, Operate, and Listen- Part 1

March 17, 2021

CEMA's Director, Dennis Jones, serves as the Subject Matter Expert in this week's episode and discusses the role of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Chatham County. Tune in to learn all things EOC in part one of this two part series.

Episode 10: Red Cross Ready

Episode 10: Red Cross Ready

March 10, 2021

CEMA's Chelsea Sawyer converses with the American Red Cross Disaster Program Manager, Kelsey VanEyl-Godin, and CEMA's intern, Tyler Haithcock about all things Red Cross, preparedness and response. Learn what is takes to be "Red Cross Ready" and how you can join in on the fun in our upcoming virtual training opportunity!

Episode 9: Prepare Your Pets!

Episode 9: Prepare Your Pets!

March 3, 2021

CEMA and the Humane Society for Greater Savannah joined together in this episode to discuss how to prepare your furry family members for emergencies or disasters. Yes, even your pets should be included in your emergency plans. Take the first step and listen in to see how you can ensure your ENTIRE family is ready for anything.

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