Ahead of Hurricane Dorian, Governor Kemp Declares State of Emergency in 12 Counties

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Ahead of Hurricane Dorian, Governor Brian P. Kemp has issued two Executive Orders to declare a State of Emergency in twelve counties - Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, and Wayne - and suspend restrictions on hours of commercial vehicle operation and vehicle height, weight, and length thresholds to assist in storm preparation, response, and recovery.

Governor Kemp and state emergency management officials held a press conference - streamed via Facebook Live - on Hurricane Dorian and storm preparation.

Over the next few days as officials monitor Hurricane Dorian, visit Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security, call 1-800-TRYGEMA (1-800-879-4362), or follow @GeorgiaEMA and @GovKemp for regular updates.