The Office of Emergency Management 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.
Storm Surge Planning Zones
A Storm Surge Planning Zone is an area that could be affected by storm surge. Check to see if you could be affected.
Residents with accessibility issues should register for emergency and evacuation assistance.
Community Emergency Response Team
Learn basic disaster response skills to prepare yourself for hazards that may impact your community.
Residential Health Care Facilities
Read guidelines for residential health care facilities to follow and learn how the County prepares for emergencies.
Get a kit. Make a plan. Stay informed. Get involved.
Emergency Supply Kit
Remember some important tips when making your emergency supply kit.
Prepare for a Flood
Be prepared for flooding, especially if you are in a low-lying area, near water or downstream from a dam.
Family Emergency Plan
Prepare a family emergency plan that will help you respond to any emergency situation.
Prepare for a Nuclear Power Plant Emergency
Learn about the programs in place to protect the public in the unlikely event of radiation release from Turkey Point's nuclear reactors.
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
This plan establishes the framework to ensure that the County is prepared for hazards.
Projects that Protect
Mitigation is a way to lessen the impact of a disaster on a community through preparedness, structural hardening and infrastructure projects.
Shelter in Place
During an emergency, an emergency alert might require the public to shelter in place by taking refuge indoors.
Pet Care in Natural Disasters
Follow a few simple steps to make sure you have an pet emergency plan in case of a natural disaster.
Storm Aides for Everyone
Use SAFE to search for open and available facilities in your area during a disaster.
Recovering from a Disaster
Be sure to follow safety precautions and avoid injuries when inspecting post-storm damage.
Submit your damage report using a simple online form.
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.
Hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30
Be sure to plan and prepare ahead of time. Get tips for sheltering pets, evacuation assistance, how to properly prune trees and much more.
County residents donate nearly 2.5 million pounds of supplies to Bahamas relief efforts
Donations were accepted at several Miami-Dade County locations Sept. 16 through Sept. 27 to assist with Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts in the Bahamas.
The Office of Emergency Management 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.