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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...

3/4/2019

Hurricane Michael Recovery Funding Awarded to Harvest Worship Center

~First House of Worship to receive federal public assistance funding in Florida~ Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management announced that Harvest Worship Center in Panama City will receive an initial $25,000 in public assistance funding from the Federal Emergency Management Administration...

1/29/2019

Notice of Public Meeting Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant Exercise

The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: February 22, 2019 11:00 am Place: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Headquarters 9300 NW 41 Street Miami, Florida General...

1/25/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Federal Reimbursement for Florida Panhandle

This is a Result of a One-On-One Meeting Governor DeSantis Had with President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional reimbursement assistance for Hurricane Michael recovery expenses. On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Governor DeSantis met with...

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...

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