Emergency Management

The mission of the Tybee Island Emergency Management Agency is to protect lives and property from the threat of all types of major emergencies and disasters both natural and man-made. This shall be accomplished in coordination, conjunction and collaboration with the Community and all City Departments to maximize the City’s potential to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to and recover from an Emergency or Disaster.

Tybee's Hazard Mitigation Progress Reports

As part of the NFIP Community Rating System, Tybee Island works to improve plans, education, and all aspects of the rating criteria the better to respond in the event of a hurricane or weather-related emergency. The documentation for these efforts is contained at the following links:

  1. FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

    On Wednesday, October 11th, representatives from FEMA, GEMA and the City presented information about FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). In a nutshell, if you live in a ground floor, non-FEMA FIRM home, you should qualify and consider applying! Read on...
  2. 2017 Hurricane Season

    Hurricane season has begun and will last until Nov 30th. Elevated storm activity is predicted in 2017. Please sign up for our CivicReady alerts to keep yourself informed; download http://cityoftybee.org/DocumentCenter/View/909 for detailed help! Read on...
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