The Emergency Management Agency supervises the following departments: EMA, Emergency Medical Services, Fire/Rescue, E911, and Addressing. The Fannin County EMA is under the guidelines of Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA). It is partially funded by the state and requires a certified Emergency Manager. It is responsible for the county emergency operation plan and the hazard mitigation plan, operates the emergency operation center in case of a disaster and coordinates county, city, and state efforts towards and emergency event.
The mission is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive all-hazards approach to homeland security initiatives, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and special events. The purpose of our mission is to protect life and property and to prevent and/or reduce the negative impact of natural and man-made disasters in Fannin County.