Press Releases

ADVISORY: Deal to hold news conference

September 12, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal and state officials will hold a news conference today at 10:30 a.m. to outline the state’s response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma’s landfall.

Deal alters state of emergency for Chatham County  

September 9, 2017

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command and in agreement with the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency and following Hurricane Irma’s further shift westward, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued an executive order altering the emergency declaration for Chatham County.

Deal expands state of emergency for 64 additional counties

September 8, 2017

Following a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials ahead of Hurricane Irma’s imminent landfall, Gov. Nathan Deal today expanded the state of emergency to include a total of 94 counties. 

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