Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Planning, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency was established to serve as a countywide agency to oversee the planning, response, recovery, mitigation, and coordination of all efforts utilized in major emergencies / disasters.

The Paulding County EMA also serves as the coordinating agency and public information arm of the Local Emergency Planning Committee which maintains, updates, and coordinates laws, records, and training exercises dealing with the storage, manufacture, and transportation of hazardous materials in our community.

The agency is also charged with the establishment and updating of the County’s Emergency Operations Plan (E.O.P.). This document is a formal outline of emergency response to all types of emergencies / disasters.

Training / Upcoming Events

New Training Facility
Dedication Ceremony – Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:00 -4:00 pm – open to the public
Refreshments and giveaways will be on hand.
Static displays and “Touch-A-Truck”, as well as Fire, EMS and law enforcement vehicles.


Special Statement

5:29 PM CST on January 25, 2019
12:30 AM EST on January 26, 2019
Snow Showers
Snow Showers


Nixle Alerts

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Showers will work from south to north into this evening before slowly decreasing in coverage. Colder air will start to move in by morning, with the precipitation possibly mixing with a touch of snow before ending. Dry conditions will then prevail into at least Thursday and increasing sunshine into the middle of the week. Temperatures will be a bit slow to rise Monday and Tuesday with readings in the 40s, but warmer weather arrives Wednesday into Thursday with highs in the 50s and possibly some 60s.

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Abundant sunshine along with warming temperatures through Thursday. Rain returns later Friday through Saturday.

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