Hurricane Resources for Floridians

The official Florida hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Peak hurricane season runs from August through October, and historically most storm activity occurs during these months. Being prepared is essential for you and your employees. We have included key tools and resources for hurricane preparedness.

Resources from the Florida Chamber

  • Florida Division of Emergency Management – To learn more about getting organized and creating an emergency contact list in preparation for a hurricane, click here.
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection – For Information about DEP and environmental issues commonly encountered after a hurricane, click here.
  • Division of Florida Emergency Management Tool Planning Kit: For a Disaster Planning Tool Kit, click here.
  • Red Cross Hurricane Preparedness – Learn more about keeping your home and family safe during a hurricane or typhoon here.
  • Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness – This website provides an overview and forecast of active hurricanes and a hurricane preparedness kit here.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency – For additional preparedness and recovery resources, click here.
  • National Weather Service (Southeastern United States) – for weather forecasts by zone, please click here.
  • State Assistance Information Line – The State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding an emergency or disaster situation impacting Florida, please call (800) 342-3557.
  • Florida Disaster – If you would like to receive emergency alerts and other public safety notifications, please sign up here.
  • Local Shelter Information by County For information about open Shelters, please click here.
  • Fisher Phillips Find a Comprehensive FAQ for Employers on Hurricanes and Other Workplace Disasters here.
  • Emergency Response in Florida – For information on emergency response, please click here.
  • Protect Your Business – For information on how to protect your business, please click here.
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