For Immediate Release:
September 04, 2017

Media Contact:
Erika Benitez


Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to prepare throughout this coming week and the rest of the storm season

(MIAMI, Sept. 4, 2017) – The Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to take time this Labor Day to review their emergency plans, stock emergency kits and stay informed throughout this coming week.  We are now at the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season and major Hurricane Irma could be in the vicinity of the southeastern United States by the week's end.

Community Preparedness

Ready South Florida
Partnership between Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Broward and Monroe counties to promote a common preparedness message for the South Florida community.

Miami-Dade Emergency Alerts
Free service that enables County residents and visitors to receive emergency texts and/or emails
regarding public safety issues, recommended public protective actions, or other emergency information.

Miami-Dade Snapshot
Web-based application which allows residents to submit damage information to the County online.
Storm Aides for Everyone (SAFE) Application
Application allows to identify open and available facilitates (i.e. evacuation centers, Disaster Assistance Centers, etc.) near you during any disaster.

Miami-Dade County Community Services Application
By entering your address, it allows you to determine if your location is within a storm surge planning zone and if you are under an evacuation order.
FIU Storm Surge Simulator
Help illustrate how much storm surge (water above ground driven in by the hurricane winds) could impact your home and/or business.
Miami-Dade Hurricane Preparedness Guide


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