Forsyth County Emergency Management plans for and responds to both natural and man-made hazards. These range from flooding and severe weather to incidents involving hazardous materials or civil unrest. Forsyth County Emergency Management is the lead agency for coordination of emergency and disaster response activities for Forsyth County and the City of Cumming.
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive mitigation and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery program for the citizens of Forsyth County in order to save lives, protect property, and reduce the effects of disasters. Forsyth County Emergency Management coordinates community efforts to plan for a variety of public health situations.
Forsyth County Emergency Management staff members provide technical assistance and coordinate with all Local, State, and Federal stakeholders as we prepare Emergency Operations Plans, Continuity Plans, Hazard-Specific Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, and Policies. We also conduct emergency operations trainings and exercises for governmental agencies, and public outreach and education for external partnerships.