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12/13/2018

Florida Residents and Visitors Urged to Use Caution as Potential Severe Weather Expected This Week

Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) officials urge residents and visitors to use caution this week as potential severe weather is expected to impact portions of the state from this evening through late Friday night. Thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes, and heavy...

12/12/2018

Notice of Public Meeting - FDEM Hurricane Season Preparedness Media Buy

Notice of Public MeetingInvitation to Bid #ITB-DEM-18-19-016FDEM Hurricane Season Preparedness Media Buy The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: January 11, 2019 at 2:30 pm Place: William E. Sadowski Office...

11/19/2018

Residents Should Obtain Required Permits Before Rebuilding

Hurricane Michael survivors in Florida should contact their local building officials to obtain permits before they consider new construction or repairs on disaster damaged property. Construction and repair should begin only after owners have obtained permits. Obtaining building permits is an...

11/14/2018

Important Deadlines Approaching for Hurricane Michael Survivors in Florida

Update: The application deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been extended to Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Businesses and residents in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington counties may apply for DUA. There are several...

11/7/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following updates to state actions for Hurricane Michael recovery. STATE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY ACTIONS Following Governor Scott’s request, President Donald Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Michael. See the declaration...

11/7/2018

Renters Facing Eviction in Florida May Be Eligible for Federal Help

Florida renters who face eviction or have been evicted from their storm-damaged rental homes or apartments — whether the dwelling had damage or not — may be eligible for disaster assistance from FEMA. There are several ways to apply: Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov. Call FEMA at...

11/6/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. As of today, power has been restored to all customers...

11/5/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. STATE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY ACTIONS Following Governor...

11/4/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. STATE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY ACTIONS Following Governor...

11/3/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. STATE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY ACTIONS Following Governor...

11/2/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Today, Governor Rick Scott visited a Disaster Recovery Center in Bay County. Governor Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the...

11/2/2018

Gov. Scott Releases Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery in Bay County

Today, Governor Rick Scott visited a disaster recovery center in Bay County and has been in constant communication with local officials and emergency management in Bay County. The following information has been reported to the State Emergency Response Team and includes specific actions...

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