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6/26/2019

FDEM Donating an Additional 50 Trailers to Bay and Jackson Counties

Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that it is donating an additional 50 FEMA travel trailers to Bay and Jackson counties. With today's announcement, a total of 100 FEMA trailers have been donated to Panhandle counties recovering from Hurricane Michael. By securing...

6/24/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis, State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis, Commissioner Nikki Fried and FDEM Director Jared Moskowitz Urge Fire Safety This Summer

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is joining CFO and State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis, Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, and Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Jared Moskowitz in urging Florida residents and visitors to practice fire safety as dangerous fire conditions are...

6/21/2019

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Budget Signing

Today, following Governor Ron DeSantis signing the state budget, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued the following statement: "In the 2019 budget, the Governor's investment in hurricane response and recovery will not only help the Panhandle rebuild stronger than...

6/20/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $21.1 Million Reimbursement Award to Monroe County for Hurricane Irma Recovery

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Monroe County is receiving $21.1 million for Hurricane Irma recovery. This funding is awarded by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to reimburse the county for debris removal, emergency protective measures and damage to other facilities...

6/13/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Approval of More than $77 Million to Citrus Growers Impacted by Hurricane Irma

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $77 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since January 2019. Upon taking office, Governor DeSantis directed FDEM...

6/4/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $78 Million Award to Miami-Dade County for Hurricane Irma

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Miami-Dade County is receiving $78.1 million for Hurricane Irma recovery. This funding is awarded by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to reimburse the county for debris removal in the months following Hurricane Irma's landfall in...

5/31/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Floridians to Prepare as Hurricane Season Begins

The Governor also announced the beginning of the Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) are urging Florida residents and visitors to take advantage of the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, which runs May...

5/30/2019

Florida Deploys Team to Assist Oklahoma with Flood Response

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is deploying a team of emergency management personnel to Oklahoma to assist with response to catastrophic flooding. The team will be deployed to Muskogee County Oklahoma where it will assist local...

5/10/2019

Governor DeSantis: FDEM Secures 50 Trailers from FEMA and Donates them to Bay County

Today, Governor DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is donating 50 FEMA travel trailers to Bay County. By securing these trailers from FEMA and working with Bay County, DEM is providing additional alternative housing to residents impacted by Hurricane...

5/5/2019

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Legislative Accomplishments

Today, following the Sine Die ceremony marking the end of the Florida Legislative Session, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued the following statement: "I applaud Governor DeSantis for the commitment he has shown to ensuring the communities in the Panhandle...

5/5/2019

Public Notice – Florida Statewide Wildfire Mitigation Project

Interested parties are hereby notified that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Statewide Wildfire Mitigation Project. The Proposed Action is to provide funding for...

4/22/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Requests Increased Federal Cost Share for Hurricane Michael Recovery

"Following Hurricane Michael Upgrade to a Category 5 Storm" On Friday, April 19th, Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting an increase in the federal cost share from 75 percent to 90 percent for the remainder of Hurricane Michael recovery. This request follows the...

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