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Gov. Scott: Floridians Must be Prepared for Significant Rain, Possible Flooding

Directs FWC to Pre-Position and Stage High Water Vehicles For Rapid Deployment. Today, Governor Rick Scott urged Floridians to prepare for significant rain and possible flooding as the state continues to monitor the development of a weather system in the Caribbean Sea. In anticipation of heavy rain...


Gov. Scott: Floridians Should Pay Attention to Potential Severe Weather

Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the National Hurricane Center’s monitoring of a weather system that could potentially develop into a tropical or sub-tropical depression. Governor Scott was briefed this afternoon by FDEM while traveling back to Florida. The Governor...


FDEM Monitoring Potential Sub-tropical or Tropical Storm Development in Gulf of Mexico

State and local emergency management officials are recommending residents and visitors in Florida stay alert as a potential sub-tropical or tropical storm develops in the Gulf of Mexico this week. Regardless of formation, this system will enhance rainfall across Florida and the northeastern Gulf...


Notice of Public Meeting-Janitorial Services for the State Logistics Response Center

The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Invitation to Bid #ITB-DEM-17-18-039 Date and Time: May 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm Place: William E. Sadowski Office Building 2555 Shumard Oak Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32399 General...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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