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10/27/2018

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...

10/26/2018

Survivors May Now Visit State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Bay County

A disaster recovery center is now open in Panama City in Bay County. Florida Division of Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties designated in the Florida...

10/26/2018

Survivors May Now Visit State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Gulf County

A disaster recovery center is now open in Port Saint Joe in Gulf County. Florida Division of Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties designated in the Florida...

10/26/2018

DCF To Initiate Federal Disaster Snap Food Assistance Program In 12 Counties

DSNAP sites will assist individuals and families recovering from Hurricane Michael The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has initiated the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) in 12 counties to...

10/25/2018

Survivors May Now Visit State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Calhoun County

A disaster recovery center is now open in Blountstown in Calhoun County. Florida Division of Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties designated in the Florida...

10/25/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott today toured the damage at Tyndall Airforce Base (AFB) with Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence. Following a briefing with Secretary of the Airforce Dr. Heather Wilson and Tyndall AFB Officials, Vice President Pence extended the...

10/25/2018

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

Today, Governor Rick Scott was joined by Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence to receive a briefing from officials at Tyndall Air Force Base. Governor Scott, Vice President Pence and Second Lady Pence also visited the Hiland Park Baptist Church to thank first responders...

10/24/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

Governor Rick Scott today welcomed students back to school in Washington County at Kate M. Smith Elementary and visited the Holmes County Disaster Recovery Center. Following Governor Scott’s request, President Donald Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Michael. See the...

10/24/2018

Gov. Scott Releases Updates on Hurricane Michael Response in Calhoun County

Governor Rick Scott has been in constant communication with local officials and emergency management in Calhoun County. The following information has been reported to the State Emergency Response Team and includes specific actions the state has taken to aid the residents of Calhoun County impacted...

10/24/2018

Important Resources Readily Available to Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Michael

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is actively communicating with our state and private sector partners to ensure individuals and communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. The State Emergency Response Team (SERT) has coordinated the...

10/24/2018

Bay, Gulf and Jackson Counties eligible for Transitional Sheltering Assistance

FEMA and the State of Florida have activated the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program for Hurricane Michael survivors in Bay, Gulf and Jackson counties. Survivors from these counties who registered for disaster assistance may be eligible to shelter in a hotel or motel paid for by...

10/24/2018

Gov. Scott: Utility Companies Set Goal of Having Power Restored in Panhandle by Early November

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that electric utility providers in Northwest Florida, which still have customers experiencing power outages, have set a goal and will have nearly all power restored to customers who are able to receive it by early November. This includes those in the hardest hit...

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