Before a Hurricane
It's important to discuss your family emergency plan ahead of time. Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another, how you will get back together and what to do in case of an emergency.
Learn how to prepare for an evacuation, as well as what to do and where to go.
Residents with accessibility issues should register for emergency and evacuation assistance.
Kits & Checklists
Make plans and be fully stocked on supplies before hurricane season begins.
Learn how to properly take care of your pets when a storm comes.
Prune your trees before hurricane season arrives, and get tips for after the storm.
Shelter in Place
Learn how to safely ride out the storm from home.
Community Emergency Response Team
Learn basic disaster response skills to prepare yourself for hazards that may impact your community.
Communities Organized to Respond in Emergencies
Through C.O.R.E., organizations can broaden their knowledge base in disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
Miami-Dade Citizen Corps
Volunteer with Miami-Dade Citizen Corps to receive the training, skills and team environment to help you prepare your community for a disaster.
Online / Mobile Apps
- Report a Problem (311)
- Sign up for Alerts
- Evacuation Orders (Interactive Map)
- Storm Surge Planning Zone (Interactive Map)
- Open Evacuation Centers (Interactive Map)
- Emergency Bus Pick-up Sites (Interactive Map)
- Download Ready MDC App (for Android)
- Download Ready MDC App. (for iOS)
- Report Power Outage (FPL)
311 Contact Center
Call 311 for questions regarding County services and information, and to report problems like price gouging, and downed traffic signs, signals or street lights.
- Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Closed
- More Contact Information
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.