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Posted on: September 14, 2017



Post-Irma Shelters

Wind and extraordinary rainfall in most neighborhoods caused wide spread power outages and flooding in all of Camden County. City and county officials are currently assessing the needs and number of residents with severe and immediate temporary housing needs. Local solutions are limited because the same power, water and sewer outages. Local churches are able and willing to establish temporary (24-48 hours) shelters using limited food on hand and portable toilets.  Local shelters have been arranged and a list of those locations can be found by <Clicking Here>.

CITIZEN ACTION NEEDED: Complete GEMA Engaged Citizens Damage Assessment GeoForm

If you have damage to your home or commercial building, please use the link to report it to GEMA. This form has been designed to allow for Georgia citizens to self-report damages to their homes, businesses, and public facilities. This information can be used by GEMA in order to visualize and summarize damage assessments as they are collected by the public. The information submitted through this form still needs to be verified by local, state, and federal emergency management officials before determining whether damage caused by a natural or man-made disaster exceeds State or Federal declaration thresholds.

Please visit FEMA's Individual Assistance Web Page for more info regarding Individual Assistance.

Visit GEMA's Public Assistance Web Page for more information regarding Public Assistance.

Please share with anyone that may have received damage. You may view submissions here

This site can be accessed on mobile or desktop:

Post-Hurricane Resources

Helpful post-hurricane information can be found on the Coastal Georgia Public Health website,, including getting rid of mold post-flood; what to do if you are under a boil water advisory; and disinfecting private wells after flooding.

For continued public advisories and updates, please continue to monitor official Camden County website, the official Facebook pages for Camden County Government and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Additionally, you may contact the official Hurricane Irma Information Hotline 1-866-868-4351.

All residents are strongly encouraged to sign up for CodeRED to receive emergency notifications at

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