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. Previously unprotected crossovers will remain covered for remaining season

    Beach crossovers covered with sand in anticipation of Dorian will remain protected for the rest of hurricane season, thru November 30th. Gulick, 2nd, 3rd, and Center will remain blocked. 18th and 19th will be open to pedestrians. Tybrisa will be closed. Read on...
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