Shelter and Evacuation Resources: http://floridadisaster.org/info/
• This site includes shelter information, evacuation, and links to county websites for updates.
Governor’s Office (AL) – http://governor.alabama.gov/irma
• Includes links to Alabama resources.
Social Media: Follow Florida Division of Emergency Management @FLSERT
On September 10, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma. This declaration makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, and St. Johns counties. Additional information can be found at: http://www.fema.gov/hurricane-irma.
FEMA encourages Florida residents to apply for FEMA assistance. Residents and business owners who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance by registering online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or through the FEMA App, which is available for free download for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices.
Florida residents may also register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). If you use 711 relay or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362 directly. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.