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1/23/2020

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces an Additional $690,000 to Extend Crisis Counseling in Northwest Florida

Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has secured an additional $690,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend Hurricane Michael crisis counseling services in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington...

1/14/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management Applauds Governor DeSantis’ State of the State Address

Today, following Governor Ron DeSantis' State of the State Address, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued the following statement: "As we enter the 2020 Legislative Session, it's clear that Governor DeSantis and this Division are continuing to prioritize community...

1/3/2020

Notice of Public Meeting Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-19-20-022 Hurricane Michael – Technical Assistance

Notice of Public Meeting Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-19-20-022 Hurricane Michael - Technical Assistance The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. At the time of the meeting, the Division will open and read aloud the names of Respondents that...

1/3/2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $29 Million for Communities Recovering from Recent Hurricanes

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has awarded $28.9 million for hurricane recovery in the first week of 2020. These awards include funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Grant Program and the...

1/2/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Accomplishments since January 8

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted bold steps that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has taken in 2019 to help Floridians recover from hurricanes while preparing for future storms. "From day one, we committed to making hurricane recovery a top priority in 2019, and we've...

12/27/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Major Accomplishments of 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis reflected on his administration's major accomplishments during his first year in office. The Governor has delivered on the promise that he made to Floridians upon taking office in January, tackling issues that are important to Floridians and the well-being of our state, now...

12/20/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Over $63 Million in Additional Funding for Disaster Recovery Available to Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida has been awarded an additional $63.2 million in federal disaster funding through the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) to restore educational programs in counties affected by Hurricane Michael. The $63.2 million in funding includes $44.2 million under...

12/20/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $20 Million for Counties Recovering from Hurricane Michael

Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $20 million for Bay, Calhoun, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington counties through the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program. The Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program supports Northwest Florida's recovery by addressing...

12/11/2019

Broward and Volusia Now Eligible for Help with Repair, Response Costs

Two more Florida counties affected by Hurricane Dorian are now eligible to apply for federal assistance to help pay for the cost of repairing damaged public infrastructure and responding to the storm. FEMA announced that state and local government agencies, and certain private nonprofits, including...

12/9/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $15 Million in Community Disaster Loans for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $15 million in low-interest Community Disaster Loans for the City of Mexico Beach, City of Panama City, City of Parker, Bay County School District and the Calhoun-Liberty Hospital Association....

12/9/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Assesses Situation, Deploys State Resources to Naval Air Station Pensacola

Governor Ron DeSantis traveled to Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola following this morning's shooting to receive a briefing from leadership at NAS Pensacola, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Escambia County Sheriff's Office....

12/4/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Thanks President Trump and HUD Secretary Carson for Additional $326 Million in Hurricane Recovery Dollars for Areas Impacted by Hurricanes Michael and Irma

Northwest Florida to receive an additional $287 million for a total of $735 million; Irma-impacted areas to receive an additional $38.6 million for a total of $1.36 billion

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