Hurricane (3)

Last modified on Sunday, 22 August 2021 08:47
Thursday, 12 August 2021 12:45

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

Thursday, 12 August 2021 11:42

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
  • Byte to Bites: Byte to Bites is a free mobile application designed to help people find local food pantries, soup kitchens, farmers markets and locations where they can use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. After a disaster, people may have limited transportation options and the app can be helpful in finding the nearest food distribution location.
  • Everbridge: Download the Everbridge mobile app
  • Gas Buddy: This app locates gas stations and their availability