Preparedness and response requires the department to prepare for many types of hazards. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies hazards into several categories: Biological, Chemical, Radiation, Mass Casualties, and Natural Disasters and Severe Weather.
Deepwater Horizon website is the primary location for updates and information on response actions, impacts and recovery efforts in the state of Florida.
FEMA Disasters and Hazards Information website lists information on disasters and maps.
Hurricane and Severe Weather Information has preparedness information for families, information on making a disaster preparedness kit, safety tips for home cleanup and repair, how to prepare you and your family before, during and after a storm and many other topics.