Helpful Links & Resources
Emergency Management Agency & Other Hurricane Resource Links
Duval County Office of Emergency Management
The Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Department Emergency Preparedness Division serves as the Consolidated City of Jacksonville/Duval County Emergency Management authority. The Division oversees the Duval County Emergency Operations Center and Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.
Florida Department of Emergency Management
Latest evacuation orders for areas under hurricane warnings and news releases on the state's response to disasters.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
Their tropical storm page includes a ''Surviving the Storm'' guide to hurricane preparedness than can be downloaded, as well as instructions on how to file a flood insurance claim.
The American Red Cross
Responds to disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and fires, or other situations that cause human suffering or create human needs that those affected cannot alleviate without assistance. It is an independent, humanitarian, voluntary organization, not a government agency. For information, call (904) 358-8091.
National Hurricane Center
Includes all of the color graphics you see on TV, including the watch, warning and strike probability charts, all the forecasts heard and seen on broadcast media, as well as historical data.
Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.