The Emergency Management Department supports the community's disaster preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation needs through the coordination of information and resources countywide.
Learn how to prepare for an evacuation, as well as what to do and where to go.
A Storm Surge Planning Zone is an area that could be affected by storm surge. Check to see if you could be affected.
The EEAP provides evacuation assistance to residents who need specialized transportation or whose medical needs prevent them from evacuating on their own.
Learn basic disaster response skills to prepare yourself for hazards that may impact your community.
Read guidelines for residential health care facilities to follow and learn how the County prepares for emergencies.
Heat related illnesses and death are largely preventable with proper planning, education, and action.
Be prepared for flooding, especially if you are in a low-lying area, near water or downstream from a dam.
Prepare a family emergency plan that will help you respond to any emergency situation.
Learn about the programs in place to protect the public in the unlikely event of radiation release from Turkey Point's nuclear reactors.
This plan establishes the framework to ensure that the County is prepared for hazards.
Mitigation is a way to lessen the impact of a disaster on a community through preparedness, structural hardening and infrastructure projects.
2022 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide
Hurricane Season is from June 1 to November 30. Be sure to plan and prepare ahead of time.VIEW HURRICANE GUIDE
During & After a Disaster
During an emergency, an emergency alert might require the public to shelter in place by taking refuge indoors.
Follow a few simple steps to make sure you have an pet emergency plan in case of a natural disaster.
Use SAFE to search for open and available facilities in your area during a disaster.
Be sure to follow safety precautions and avoid injuries when inspecting post-storm damage.
Learn about preparedness, response and recovery assistance provided by federal, state and local agencies.
Miami-Dade C.O.R.E. strives to better engage faith-based and community organizations in handling disasters that affect the community.
Volunteer with the Miami-Dade Citizen Corps Council to help you prepare your community for a disaster.
News & Events
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and the Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management are actively monitoring the spread of MPOX in our community while looking to expand vaccine access.
Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, but it's never too early to make the necessary preparations for yourself and members of your family.
The Emergency Management Department plans and prepares for emergencies by coordinating activities with County departments, municipalities, non-profit social service and medical care agencies, businesses, residents and visitors by educating about preparedness, coordinating emergency response and recovery, and delivering emergency information.