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5/30/2019

Florida Deploys Team to Assist Oklahoma with Flood Response

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is deploying a team of emergency management personnel to Oklahoma to assist with response to catastrophic flooding. The team will be deployed to Muskogee County Oklahoma where it will assist local...

5/10/2019

Governor DeSantis: FDEM Secures 50 Trailers from FEMA and Donates them to Bay County

Today, Governor DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is donating 50 FEMA travel trailers to Bay County. By securing these trailers from FEMA and working with Bay County, DEM is providing additional alternative housing to residents impacted by Hurricane...

5/5/2019

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Legislative Accomplishments

Today, following the Sine Die ceremony marking the end of the Florida Legislative Session, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued the following statement: "I applaud Governor DeSantis for the commitment he has shown to ensuring the communities in the Panhandle...

5/5/2019

Public Notice – Florida Statewide Wildfire Mitigation Project

Interested parties are hereby notified that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Statewide Wildfire Mitigation Project. The Proposed Action is to provide funding for...

4/22/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Requests Increased Federal Cost Share for Hurricane Michael Recovery

"Following Hurricane Michael Upgrade to a Category 5 Storm" On Friday, April 19th, Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting an increase in the federal cost share from 75 percent to 90 percent for the remainder of Hurricane Michael recovery. This request follows the...

4/19/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis and FDEM Announce $18.5 Million for Bay County Hurricane Recovery

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that following President Donald Trump's commitment to federally fund 100 percent of the first 45 days of Hurricane Michael recovery, Bay County is receiving $18.5 million in recovery funding. These funds will be used to reimburse Bay County for removing 2.3...

4/9/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $40.9 Million Award to Collier County for Hurricane Irma

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Collier County is receiving $40.9 million for Hurricane Irma recovery. This funding is awarded by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to reimburse the county for debris removal in the months following Hurricane Irma's landfall in...

4/4/2019

Notice of Public Meeting - Satellite Voice and Data Services for VSAT

Notice of Public Meeting Invitation to Bid #ITB-DEM-18-19-029 Satellite Voice and Data Services for VSAT The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: April 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm Place: William E. Sadowski Office...

3/29/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis, FDOT and DEM Announce $9.8 Million in FEMA Funding for Debris Cleanup

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that following President Donald Trump’s commitment to federally fund 100-percent of the first 45 days of Hurricane Michael recovery, the Florida Department of Transportation will receive $9.8 million from FEMA to reimburse the cost of debris cleanup in...

3/11/2019

Governor DeSantis Announces Formal Notification from FEMA for 45 Days of 100 Percent Federal Cost Share Reimbursement for Hurricane Michael

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sent a formal notification to Florida's congressional delegation informing the state that President Donald J. Trump granted 45 days of 100 percent federal cost share for Hurricane Michael debris removal and emergency protective measures (FEMA...

3/5/2019

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Accomplishments Since January 8

Today, following Governor Ron DeSantis' State of the State Address, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued the following statement: "I applaud Governor DeSantis for his bold leadership, decisive action and ongoing commitment to helping the communities in the...

3/4/2019

First Lady Casey DeSantis Tours Northwest Florida and Hosts Hurricane Michael Recovery Listening Session

Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis toured Northwest Florida areas affected by Hurricane Michael and hosted a recovery listening session at Lynn Haven Elementary School. Joined by Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz and Katie Patronis, a Panama City resident and wife of CFO Jimmy...

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