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:

Weather Ready Ambassador Program

Tybee Island is a part of the Weather Ready Nation!  The Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador™ program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These agencies work with local communities to strengthen partnerships and build community resilience in the face of increasing vulnerability to extreme weather and water events. Learn more by visiting the WRN website or downloading these materials:

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Tybee is Storm Ready

To be recognized as “Storm Ready” means that the City of Tybee Island has met or exceeded the strict standards established by the National Weather Service and the Georgia Storm Ready Board.