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Hurricane Resource Center

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For the 2022 hurricane season, NOAA is forecasting a likely range of 14 to 21 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes, including 3 to 6 major hurricanes.
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Visit to use the ‘Know Your Zone’ mapping tool at FloridaDisaster.org to search by address and determine if you are in a designated evacuation zone.
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Building a business disaster continuity plan, as well as encouraging your employees to create a family emergency plan, can reduce the financial and physical impact on your business.
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There are a variety of mobile alerts and apps that can help keep you up-to-date on the latest emergency or disaster information. We have gathered some of these resources for you.
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When a hurricane hits and damage is done, chances are you and your business will need assistance. Here is a comprehensive list of statewide resources in Florida here to help you.
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Severe weather can strike suddenly – anytime, anywhere. We prepare for storms throughout the year and encourage you to do the same for your business.
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Sign Up For Alerts

There are a variety of mobile alerts and apps that can help keep you up-to-date on the latest emergency or disaster information. To find local alerts in your area, visit Alert Florida to sign up for emergency alerts and other public safety notifications.

Here are other mobile applications that will help keep you informed and safe.

  • Florida Storms: Florida Public Radio Emergency Network
  • Florida 511: Get real-time traffic conditions and incident information in Florida
  • FEMA: Download the FEMA mobile app
  • Red Cross: Download the Red Cross mobile app
  • Everbridge: Download the Everbridge mobile app
  • Gas Buddy: This app locates gas stations and their availability

Know Who To Call

When a hurricane hits and damage is done, chances are you and your business will need assistance. Below is a comprehensive list of statewide resources in Florida here to help you.

  • American Red Cross: (800) 733-2767
  • Attorney General’s Price Gouging Hotline: (866) 966-7226
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: (850) 487-1395
  • Department of Children and Families Information: (866)762-2237
  • Department of Financial Services Hurricane Helpline: (800) 277-8676
  • Disaster Unemployment Services: (877) 872-5627
  • FEMA Disaster Assistance & Registration: (800)621-3362 or (800)427-5593
  • FEMA Fraud Hotline: (800) 323-8603
  • Red Cross Food, Shelter and Financial Assistance: (866) 438-4636
  • Salvation Army Hurricane Relief Information: (888) 363-2769
  • SHINE Elder Helpline: (800) 963-5337
  • State of Florida Emergency Info Hotline (SAIL): (800) 342-3557
  • DBPR Report Hotline for Unlicensed Activity: (866) 532-1440
  • Unemployment Compensation Claims: (800) 204-2418
  • U.S. Small Business Administration: (800) 659-2955 or (800) 877-8339

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