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9/11/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights More Than $11 Million in Donations and Announces 590,000 Bottles of Water to be Sent to the Bahamas

Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $11 million in private donations from corporations and individuals to assist the people of the Bahamas. Additionally, the Governor announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Florida Power and Light (FPL) are collectively...

9/9/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Key Florida Department and Agency Efforts During Hurricane Dorian

Governor Ron DeSantis applauded the efforts of key Florida departments and agencies for their preparedness of and response to Hurricane Dorian as the storm approached and continued north along the East Coast. "I'd like to thank the hardworking men and women of the State of Florida for their efforts...

9/5/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Dorian; Thanks First Responders and Emergency Management Officials

Today, as Hurricane Dorian traveled north along Florida's East Coast, Governor Ron DeSantis remained in constant communication with emergency management officials and State, national and local weather experts. Governor DeSantis also thanked county, local and emergency management officials for...

9/4/2019

The Florida Division of Emergency Management Announces $25 Million Available through Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced $25 million is now available to communities impacted by Hurricane Michael through the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program. This grant funding can be used for projects that support hurricane repair and recovery related to...

9/4/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Holds Press Conference with FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor; Issues Update on Hurricane Dorian

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis met with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor, followed by a press conference to provide the media and public updates regarding Hurricane Dorian. The Governor has been in constant communication with President Donald Trump and FEMA...

9/2/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Speaks with President Donald Trump; Shares Updates on Hurricane Dorian Preparedness

Today, as Hurricane Dorian slowly moves away from the Bahamas, Governor Ron DeSantis is receiving constant updates from Division of Emergency Management (DEM) Director Jared Moskowitz and State Meteorologist Amy Godsey. This morning, the Governor spoke with President Donald Trump, who reiterated...

9/2/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Dorian Preparedness

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received multiple briefings on Hurricane Dorian from Division of Emergency Management Director (DEM) Jared Moskowitz and State Meteorologist Amy Godsey. The Governor continues to be in constant communication with federal, State and local weather experts, as well as...

9/1/2019

Hurricane Dorian Upgraded to a Category 5; Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Floridians to Heed All Warnings and Orders

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is urging residents along Florida's East Coast to heed all evacuation orders and warnings from local officials. Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a dangerous Category 5 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 180 miles per hour. This morning, Governor DeSantis...

9/1/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Encourages Vigilance; Hurricane Dorian Path Remains Uncertain

Governor Ron DeSantis continued to monitor Hurricane Dorian's trajectory with state, local and national weather experts as the storm's path remains uncertain. The Governor continues to be in constant communication with Division of Emergency Management (DEM) Director Jared Moskowitz and county...

8/31/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Floridians to Prepare for Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian Upgraded to Category 4 Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Emergency Operations Centers in Palm Beach and Orange counties, where he received briefings on Hurricane Dorian and urged residents to be prepared. He also visited the command center of Florida Power and Light to...

8/30/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Updates on Hurricane Dorian Preparedness, Activates Florida Disaster Fund

Governor Ron DeSantis received a full briefing from Division of Emergency Management (DEM) Director Jared Moskowitz and State Meteorologist Amy Godsey regarding Hurricane Dorian. The Governor also visited the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center, urging the community to prepare. Hurricane...

8/30/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Requests Pre-Landfall Disaster Declaration from President Donald Trump

Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Donald Trump formally requesting that he declare a pre-landfall disaster as Florida prepares for Hurricane Dorian. Current forecasts project Hurricane Dorian will hit the East Coast of Florida as a major hurricane, possibly as strong as a Category 4....

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