Hurricane Preparedness - Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Preparedness - Hurricane Irma , September 5, 2017 | Chris Berardi (202-897-7700) | comments

Hurricane Preparedness

Whether you are building an emergency kit or mapping an evacuation route, my office has assembled these resources that may be useful as you craft your own hurricane preparedness plan.

www.floridadisaster.org 
A comprehensive guide to hurricane preparedness, including how to strengthen your home, create a family plan, and even protect your important financial records. 

www.ready.gov
A federal website with useful check-lists that will help you create a communications plan and assemble an emergency kit in advance of a hurricane. 

Emergency Numbers You Should Know 

  • State of Florida Emergency Information 24-hour hotline (FEIL): 1-800-342-3557
  • State Volunteer and Donations Hotline: 1-800-FL-HELP1 (1-800-354-3571)
  • American Red Cross: 1-800-HELP-NOW (1-800-435-7669) 
  • Florida Power and Light: 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243)
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs: 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337)

Hurricane Preparedness Information

Federal and State Resources

Lee County Emergency Preparedness

Pre-registration is required for special needs shelters, as well as pet friendly shelters. Pets are allowed in only one storm shelter.  Contact Domestic Animal Services Department for registration information at 239. 533.7387.

Visit Special Needs Program Homepage.

Visit Lee Lost Pet’s Homepage.

Collier County Emergency Preparedness

Pre-registration is required for special needs shelters, as well as pet friendly shelters. Pets are allowed in only one storm shelter.  Contact Domestic Animal Services Department for registration information at 239. 252.7387. 

                Visit Special Needs Program Homepage.

Visit Animal Services Homepage.

Avoid Scams after the Storm:

Directory: American Red Cross Mass Hurricane Shelters 
(Last Resort Only, Please Call Your Lee or Collier County Emergency Office First)


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