Kits & Checklists
Make plans and be fully stocked on supplies before hurricane season begins.
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.
Hurricane Door Hanger
Download and print the door hanger.
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.
Sign up for Miami-Dade Alerts
Register for Miami-Dade Alerts to receive emergency information by text message.
Ready Miami-Dade Hurricane App (iOS)
Have up-to-the minute hurricane info with you at all times by downloading the Ready Miami-Dade app into your iPhone.
Ready Miami-Dade Hurricane App (Android)
Have up-to-the minute hurricane info with you at all times by downloading the Ready Miami-Dade app into your Android mobile device.
National Hurricane Center
Keep an eye on the storm by checking in with the National Hurricane Center.
FIU Storm Surge Simulator
Visualize the potential storm surge effects on your home or business.
South Florida Weather Radar
Check out the live South Florida weather radar.
Help the Bahamas
Donations are being accepted at several Miami-Dade County locations to assist with Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts in the Bahamas.
Get emergency alerts
Receive free emergency emails and/or texts with details on public safety issues.
Pick up a Hurricane Guide at a location near you
The Hurricane Guide is available to residents at libraries, parks and other locations.
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.