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State of Local Emergency Declaration - June 24 HTML | PDF
Declares a State of Local Emergency for Miami-Dade County in response to the building collapse at Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside that will continue in effect for seven days if not cancelled before that period of time.

  • State of Local Emergency Declaration, Extension 5 - July 29 HTML | PDF
    Extends the Declaration of a State of Local Emergency for an additional period commencing on July 29, 2021, that will continue in effect for seven (7) days if not cancelled before that period of time.
  • State of Local Emergency Declaration, Extension 4 - July 22 HTML | PDF
    Extends the Declaration of a State of Local Emergency for an additional period commencing on July 22, 2021, that will continue in effect for seven (7) days if not cancelled before that period of time.
  • Affidavit for Local State of Emergency (Surfside) - July 22 HTML | PDF
    This affidavit is presented in compliance with Ordinance No. 20-87 as explanation for the current extension beyond 30 days of the Local State of Emergency originally declared on June 24, 2021. Additional affidavits in compliance with Ordinance No. 20-87 will follow every 15 days, as necessary.
  • State of Local Emergency Declaration, Extension 3 - July 15 HTML | PDF
    Extends the Declaration of a State of Local Emergency in response to the building collapse at Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside for an additional period commencing on July 15, 2021, that will continue in effect for seven days if not cancelled before that period of time.
  • State of Local Emergency Declaration, Extension 2 - July 8 HTML | PDF
    Extends the Declaration of a State of Local Emergency in response to the building collapse at Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside for an additional period commencing on July 8, 2021, that will continue in effect for seven days if not cancelled before that period of time.
  • State of Local Emergency Declaration, Extension 1 - July 1 HTML | PDF
    Extends the Declaration of a State of Local Emergency in response to the building collapse at Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside for an additional period commencing on July 1, 2021, that will continue in effect for seven days if not cancelled before that period of time.
  • Emergency Order 01-21 - July 2 HTML | PDF
    Effective July 3, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., orders all pertinent County personnel to immediately prepare for the controlled demolition of the Remaining Structure of Champlain Towers South.

Family Information Center

  • Affected families and individuals may seek assistance or information by calling the Family Assistance Line at 877-777-4066 or emailing [email protected]
  • Updates from the Town of Surfside
  • SurfsideStrength.com: Affected families, first responders and the general community can access emotional support and assistance resources, including hotlines for crisis support

Surfside Support

SupportSurfside.org
The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Knight Foundation, The Miami Foundation, Miami HEAT and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are standing together to build a hardship fund for those impacted.

United Way – Operation Helping Hands
Donate to help families affected by this tragedy. You can also sign up to be an emergency relief volunteer.

The Chesed Fund
In response to the terrible tragedy which struck the Miami community The Shul of Bal Harbour has created a central fund to be dispersed as needed directly to the victims and families.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation
An emergency assistance fund has been opened by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to meet the short-term and long-term needs of those in our community affected by the tragedy in Surfside.