Hurricane Preparedness and RecoveryWe offer several resources to help Georgians prepare for and recover from hurricanes and tropical storms. From food safety to flood recovery, view our list of emergency resources and publications.
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Growing Leaders Through 4-HGeorgia 4-H is the largest youth development program in the state, helping more than 170,000 young people in grades 5-12 to explore health, science, agriculture and performing arts at camps and conferences.Learn About 4-H Programs
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Irma's winds trimmed limbs and downed trees across GeorgiaTropical Storm Irma blew powerful winds of up to 70 mph when she hit Georgia, providing homeowners, tree removal services and insurance companies plenty of work to do. Examining storm-damaged trees can provide insight into why some trees "fail" during windstorms.
Flooded wells need to flushed and testedHurricanes and tropical storms can cause structural damage, but flood waters can harm families by tainting water supplies. Cities and counties alert citizens with boil advisories when municipal water supplies are affected, but those who rely on wells for water have to monitor their water themselves.