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'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

...from the mills area downstream to the Boathouse Com munity Center, the department and the Richmond County Emergency Management Agency issued the order.Griffin said it's still unclear what the substance is or how long it has been in the river...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/do-not-swim-ban-could-be-lif
Space storm could hit GPS, power but little expected impact

...Atmospheric Administration said.While the agency has sent out alerts to power grid operators and the Federal Emergency Management Agency "just in case," the storms ? which were expected to begin Thursday night - probably won't cause big problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-11/space-storms-hit-friday-earl
Savannah cops train for riots

...Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol, Air National Guard Security Forces, Homeland Security, the Chatham Emergency Management Agency and military police from Fort Stewart. The operation involved officers being called to a make-believe riot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/savannah-cops-train-riots
Around the block

...information, call (706) 774-2746 or e-mail volunteercsas@uh.org. CERT classThe Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class, which will begin at 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-13/around-block
FEMA workshop held to boost Augusta disaster preparedness

...a winter in which most of east-central Georgia was crippled by an ice storm, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Augusta on Wednesday to share inside tips on how counties could win grants and buy equipment to better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/fema-workshop-held-better-au
Barrow eases into fall campaign

...and Waynesboro. Later, he holds job fairs in Augusta and Statesboro, a workshop on applying for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster grants for those hurt by winter storms, and a separate workshop for small-business owners."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-05/barrow-eases-f
Richmond County school safety chief touts restructure

...of situations for the county's 59 schools. He also works hand-in-hand with federal, state and local emergency management agencies to stay current on best practices ? something Lt. Mantrell Wilson said proved invaluable during the February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-27/richmond-county-school
Ice storm cleanup costs differ between Columbia and Richmond counties

...anticipates being reimbursed for 85 percent of the cleanup expense incurred up to April 7, when the Federal Emergency Management Agency determined an emergency no longer existed and ceased to excuse the city's failure to seek competitive bids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-25/ice-storm-cleanup-costs-
Emergency Management Agency accepting applications for disaster training program

The Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is taking applications for their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class scheduled for August 21.Since its inception...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/emergency-management-agency-a
City receives first FEMA reimbursement for ice storm cleanup

...received its first distribution of federal reimbursement money for cleanup from a winter ice storm.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $5.5 million for the massive tree and debris cleanup effort after the February storm, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/city-receives-first-fema-reim