Towns County Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Location: 1100 Jack Dayton Circle
Young Harris, GA 30582
Contacts: Marty Roberts, EMA Director
706-896-5792 or 706-994-7484
Curtis Walls - Deputy EMA Director
706-896-6254 - Towns County EMS Captain, Paramedic
- Emergency Management Specalist
- Operations and Legistics
Our Mission: The mission of the Towns County Emergency Management Agency is to facilitate the protection of life and property in order to create a safer community by promoting excellence in training, preparation, and cooperation.
The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency coordinates the state’s preparedness, response and recovery efforts to disasters. As part of the Office of the Governor, GEMA/HS operates under the authority of the Emergency Management Act of 1981.
GEMA/HS works with local, state and federal governments, in partnership with the private sector and faith-based community, to prevent and respond to natural and man-made emergencies.
FEMA Helping people before, during, and after disasters
As you’re going about your day, if you see something that doesn't seem quite right, send something! Download the "See Something, Send Something" app on your smartphone. By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement, you can protect your family, neighbors, and community. When reporting activity, describe specifically what you observed, including:
Towns County uses CodeRED to send EMERGENCY notifications by phone, email, text and social media to keep citizens informed of emergencies such as an weather warnings, evacuation notices, utility outages, water main breaks, fire or floods, chemical spills, or other emergency situations. To download the free CodeRED Mobile Alert app, visit the Google Play or iTunes store.