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Disaster Planning Websites

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Hurricanes can happen along any U.S. Coast and can affect areas more than 100 mile inland. September is the most active month.

It is best to be well prepared as hurricanes can affect all aspects of your life. Below is a list of websites that can help assist with hurricane preparedness, before, during and after the storm.

Important disaster related websites/resources:

St. Johns County Emergency Management
http://www.sjcemergencymanagement.org/

Florida Division of Emergency Management
https://www.floridadisaster.org/

Florida 511 – Florida Traffic
https://fl511.com/

National Hurricane Center
https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
1-800-985-5990

Florida Power and Light
https://www.fpl.com/
1-800-4-OUTAGE TTY: 711

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
https://www.fema.gov/
1-800-621-3362
TTY: 800-462-7585

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/local/florida/north-florida/local-chapters/northeast-florida
904-358-8091 or 1-888-843-5748

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html

University of Florida Hurricane Preparedness Publications:

Publication #FCS3254
Hurricane Preparation: Evacuating Your Home
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy747

Publication #FSHN0520
Safe Handling of Food and Water in a Hurricane or Related Disaster
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs131

Publication #FCS9216
Disaster Planning Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly and People with Disabilities
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy751

Publication #SL220
Preparing and Storing an Emergency Safe Drinking Water Supply
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss439

Publication #FAR8711
Having a Family Emergency Plan
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fm250

Publication #FCS9215
Preparing for a Disaster: Strategies for Older Adults
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy750

 

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