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 Disaster Preparedness


The mission of this website is to provide up-to-date information to educators, administrators, parents and students regarding the potential impact of severe weather and/or other disasters on Georgia's education community. The information and links provided here can help Georgia's schools prepare should severe weather and/or other disasters cause the cancellation of classes, the relocation of students or create any other scenario. This website will be updated as new information becomes available.

Disaster Resources

School Cancellation and Postponement Due to Severe Weather

Enrollment of Displaced Students 

Student and School Safety


How You Can Help


American Red Cross
Atlanta Chapter
1955 Monroe Drive
Atlanta, GA 30324
United Way of Metro Atlanta
Hurricane Relief Fund
100 Edgewood Ave.
Atlanta, GA, 30303
Phone: 211

 Contact Information

Districts and Schools
Garry McGiboney, Ph.D.
Deputy Superintendent for External Affairs
Phone: (404) 656-7552

Parents and General Public
AskDOE Help Desk
Phone: (404) 656-2800
Toll Free: (800) 311-3627 (GA)

Matt Cardoza
Director, Communications
Phone: (404) 651-7358
Fax: (404) 656-0966

 Other Agencies