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Hurricane and Severe Weather Information

Contact the Florida Department of Health

Hurricane information fact sheets and public service announcements for before, during, and after the storm can be found at:
Hurricane Information Fact Sheets

Other Helpful Links and Information

Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide      English version    Spanish version    Creole version    Large Print version


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Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide     English version

Develop a Family Hurricane Preparedness Plan
Disaster Planning for Children with Special Needs
CDC - Helping Families Deal with Stress of Relocation After a Disaster
CDC - Floods & safety
CDC - Power outages
CDC - Information for Evacuation Centers
CDC - Flood Public Services Announcements (PSAs) (various topics)
CDC - Key Facts about Hurricane and Flood Recovery
CDC - Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
CDC - Food and Water Concerns
CDC - Hurricane-Related Information for Health Care Professionals
CDC - Infection Control Guidance for Community Evacuation Centers Following Disasters
FDA - Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods: What Consumers Need to Know
FEMA - Water (Prepared for a Disaster)

Hurricane season can be a very stressful time for all Floridians.  To help reduce your stress, and aid in the preparation for a hurricane, a list of helpful suggestions has been provided. The more prepared you are, the more comfortable and safe you will be.

For more state and federal information on emergency and disaster planning: http://www.floridadisaster.org/http://www.redcross.org/http://www.ready.gov/http://www.fema.gov/ or call your local Red Cross office.

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