The better prepared you are, the better you can deal with a storm and maintain comfort after it passes. Find a list of storm tips here:

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Listed below are resources that may be able to assist in locating and receiving aid in the wake of a hurricane.

Open Shelters


Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery


Google Crisis Map


NOAA – National Hurricane Center


Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures you may dial 511 or obtain information online at


Local Red Cross Locator


Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.


United Way 2-1-1

2-1-1 Northwest Florida

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food or programs for your family.


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472

If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit


FEMA Text Message Program

  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).

Please note that standard message and data rates apply.


Florida Division of Emergency Management


Local Salvation Army Locator


As an additional resource, we have provided the website information for AirBNB and VRBO, which may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.

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