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4/13/2018

Florida Residents And Visitors Urged To Use Caution As Potential For Severe Weather Expected Statewide This Weekend

Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) officials urge residents and visitors to use caution this weekend as potential severe weather is expected statewide. Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend starting Saturday afternoon and then...

4/13/2018

Key West and Marathon on Track to Receive Important Irma Recovery Funds

Following a successful meeting this morning with City of Key West and City of Marathon officials regarding ongoing Hurricane Irma reimbursements, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Wes Maul commented on his takeaways regarding local efforts in working with FDEM to obtain...

4/13/2018

FDEM Director Wes Maul to Meet with Keys Officials Twice in Four Days

Today, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Wes Maul returns to Monroe County for his second meeting this week with Keys officials regarding recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. Director Maul’s visit coincides with a $603,988.06 Public Assistance payment issued by FDEM to...

4/9/2018

Notice of Public Meeting - Lease of Stand-up Narrow Aisle Reach Truck

The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: April 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm Place: William E. Sadowski Office Building 2555 Shumard Oak Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32399 General Subject Matter to be considered: In...

4/9/2018

FDEM to Join Irma Recovery Roundtable with FEMA, Keys Officials

Today, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Wes Maul will participate in a roundtable discussion regarding ongoing storm recovery efforts in the Florida Keys. Also in attendance will be the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Federal Emergency Management Agency...

4/5/2018

FDEM Eliminates Hurricanes Matthew and Hermine Reimbursement Review Backlog

Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that it has successfully eliminated a backlog of reviews of federal reimbursement projects for Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, and that there are no longer any delays associated with state reviews. This means recovery projects are...

3/27/2018

Orlando Multi-Agency Resource Center To Serve Those Impacted By Hurricane Maria Through End Of The Month

Orlando, FL – Since the opening of the Orlando MARC, both at the current location and its original site at Orlando International Airport, the Division and its partners have served more than 34,000 individuals impacted by Hurricane Maria. Division partners who have supported the MARC include the...

2/9/2018

Governor Scott: After Months of Advocating, Federal Disaster Relief Heading to Florida

After months of advocating for Congress to pass disaster relief for Florida, Governor Scott made the following statement following the passage of disaster funding for Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas and California. Governor Rick Scott said, “For months, we have worked to ensure that Florida is...

2/8/2018

Governor Scott Directs DEP to Expedite Additional Marine Debris Clean-Up in Monroe County Waterways

Governor Rick Scott today announced that, at his direction, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), with assistance from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), has signed an agreement with Monroe County to assist in the clean-up and removal of marine debris caused by...

1/31/2018

Notice of Public Meeting - St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant Exercise

The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: February 16, 2018 11:00am Place: St. Lucie County Public Safety Building 15305 West Midway Road Fort Pierce,...

1/12/2018

Gov. Scott Announces $1 Million Investment to Connect Hurricane Maria Evacuees with Jobs

Also Announces FEMA Case Management Agreement and Housing Information Request KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined a town hall in Kissimmee with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and announced the following: A $1 million investment in 12 of Florida’s local workforce development...

1/4/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Action to Assist Puerto Rico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott provided an update on resources being deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and response efforts following Hurricane Maria. See below for more information on what the State of Florida is doing to support Puerto Rico: DIVISION OF EMERGENCY...

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