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Hazard Mitigation Plans

The purpose of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to provide an overview of the hazards (both natural and human-caused) that may impact a community and to outline the community’s plans to mitigate the potential loss of life and damages to property and the economy that could occur with these events.

Current Hazard Mitigation Plans (Listed By County)

Counties A-E

Atkinson County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Bacon County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2018-2023 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Ben Hill County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Berrien County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Brooks County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Brooks County Hazard Mitigation Plan Appendix (final adopted). and Appendix

Charlton County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2018-2023 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Clinch County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2020-2025 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Coffee County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Cook County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Echols County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Counties F-P

Irwin County
​• Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Lanier County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2019-2024 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Lowndes County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Pierce County
Final Adopted PLan: Download the 2022-2027 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Counties Q-Z

Turner County
​• Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2018-2023 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.

Ware County
Final Adopted Plan: Download the 2023-2028 Hazard Mitigation Plan and Appendix.



Hazard Mitigation Plans Underway

2024 Turner County and Cities of Ashburn, Rebecca, and Sycamore Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

2023-2028 Hazard Mitigation Plan

Kick-Off Meeting – January 18, 2023 – 2 PM – EMA/Fire Rescue Office – 625 East Washington Ave, Ashburn, GA

1st Workshop – Critical Facilities Review and Hazards – February 15, 2023 – 2 PM - EMA/Fire Rescue Office – 625 East Washington Ave, Ashburn, GA

2nd Workshop – Update of Action Steps and Accomplishments – March 15, 2023 – 2 PM - EMA/Fire Rescue Office – 625 East Washington Ave, Ashburn, GA

3rd Workshop – Overview of Plan – April 19, 2023 – 2 PM - EMA/Fire Rescue Office – 625 East Washington Ave, Ashburn, GA

2023 Bacon County and the City of Alma Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

2nd Public Workshop – Update of Action Steps and Accomplishments – Tuesday, February 22, 2022 – 10:00 AM – 12 PM at the Bacon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Office, 120 E 4th Street, Alma, GA. (Charge to account # 310125 Bacon County Hazard Mitigation Plan)

3rd Public Workshop – Overview of plan - March 22, 2022 - 10:00 AM – 12 PM at the Bacon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Office, 120 E 4th Street, Alma, GA. (Charge to account # 310125 Bacon County Hazard Mitigation Plan)

2023-2028 Ware County Hazard Mitigation Plan

2023-2028 Plan Document

Final Public Hearing, March 8, 2023 at the Ware County Courthouse Commission Meeting Room, Second Floor, 800 Church Street, Waycross, GA 31501

Atkinson County Hazard Mitigation Plan

2024-2029 Hazard Mitigation Plan