"SouthEast Emergency Response Network (SEERN) is a Georgia based non-profit 501(c)3, serving the States of: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, SC & TN under one Regional network/framework. […]. SEERN will approach our outreach from an 'all hazards' perspective to maximize preparedness and resiliency for the Region. SEERN will also interface with the Federal government both on a regional and national basis (DHS [Department of Homeland Security], FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency], ODNI [Office of the Director of National Intelligence] and the Legislative Branch)."
Federal Emergency Management Agency: http://www.fema.gov/