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Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management supports the community’s disaster preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation needs through the coordination of information and resources countywide.

People who need emergency and evacuation assistance can register to receive help.
Emergency Evacuation Assistance
Learn basic disaster response skills to prepare yourself for hazards that may impact your community.
Emergency Response Team Training
Your health care facilities Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan will ensure your safety during an emergency.
Emergency Plan for Residential Health Care Facilities

Planning and Reporting

Business Recovery

Businesses today must plan for more than just supply and demand. Hazards pose serious threats. We provide ways to be prepared for the recovery after disasters.

County Disaster Response Plan

Learn how the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan provides an organized system of preparedness, response, and recovery.

Damage Reporting

Help the County assess the scope of damage to the surrounding infrastructure by submitting the damage report online.

Flood Safety

Prepare for flooding no matter where you live, but particularly if you are in a low-lying area or near water.

Projects that Protect

Your membership in the Local Mitigation Strategy Workgroup is your gateway to mitigation funding.

Storm Aides For Everyone (SAFE)

Find open and available facilities near you during any disaster.

News & Events

Be prepared for hurricane season

February 12, 2018 — Fire Rescue

Hurricane season 2017 begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30. We must be prepared in the event that we are threatened by a major storm.

Learn how to stay safe during snakebite season

February 12, 2018 — Fire Rescue

It’s rainy season in South Florida and that means it’s time for snake sightings. Every year between April and October, snakes which are usually below ground are forced to surface due to the rain and rising temperatures.

About Us

The Office of Emergency Management plans and prepares for emergencies by coordinating activities with County departments, municipalities, non-profit social service and medical care agencies, businesses, residents and visitors by educating about preparedness, coordinating emergency response and recovery, and delivering emergency information.