The mission of the EMA is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive all‐hazards approach to homeland security initiatives, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and special events in order to protect life and property and prevent and/or reduce negative impacts of terrorism and natural disasters in Wilkes County.
Create a culture of preparedness by fostering partnerships between local, state and federal government, local business and industry, volunteer and faith-based organizations, and the citizens of Wilkes County.
Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery.
Wilkes County EMA Department and Contact Info:
Director: Blake Thompson Administrator: Tina Bailey
Assistant Director: Amy Howard Logistics: Lindsay Hughes
Washington, GA 30673
Office (706) 678-7837
Fax (706) 678-1858 Offices
Fax (706) 678-4572 Staff
Wilkes County is part of Area 3 for NE Georgia
Area One - Northeast Georgia
Georgia Emergency Management Agency-Homeland Security
46 Hughes Street Suite A
Blairsville, Georgia 30512