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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

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Florida 511 – Florida Traffic

National Hurricane Center

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Florida Power and Light
1-800-4-OUTAGE TTY: 711

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
TTY: 800-462-7585

American Red Cross
904-358-8091 or 1-888-843-5748

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Florida Hurricane Preparedness Publications:

Publication #FCS3254
Hurricane Preparation: Evacuating Your Home

Publication #FSHN0520
Safe Handling of Food and Water in a Hurricane or Related Disaster

Publication #FCS9216
Disaster Planning Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly and People with Disabilities

Publication #SL220
Preparing and Storing an Emergency Safe Drinking Water Supply

Publication #FAR8711
Having a Family Emergency Plan

Publication #FCS9215
Preparing for a Disaster: Strategies for Older Adults


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