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1/31/2018

Notice of Public Meeting - St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant Exercise

The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Date and Time: February 16, 2018 11:00am Place: St. Lucie County Public Safety Building 15305 West Midway Road Fort Pierce,...

1/12/2018

Gov. Scott Announces $1 Million Investment to Connect Hurricane Maria Evacuees with Jobs

Also Announces FEMA Case Management Agreement and Housing Information Request KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined a town hall in Kissimmee with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and announced the following: A $1 million investment in 12 of Florida’s local workforce development...

1/4/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Action to Assist Puerto Rico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott provided an update on resources being deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and response efforts following Hurricane Maria. See below for more information on what the State of Florida is doing to support Puerto Rico: DIVISION OF EMERGENCY...

12/22/2017

Deadline Approaching in Florida for SBA Working Capital Loans Due to Drought

ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Jan. 24, 2018 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a...

12/22/2017

Orlando International Airport Multi-Agency Resource Center Moving Into Community

Orlando, FL – The Florida Division of Emergency Management is currently working with our local, state and federal partners to transition the Orlando International Airport (MCO) Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) to a location within the community. Many of the individuals affected by Hurricane...

11/14/2017

Governor Scott’s Securing Florida’s Future Budget Keeps Florida Prepared For Natural Disasters

TALLAHASSEE – Governor Scott’s Securing Florida’s Future budget invests $1.4 billion in the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) for emergency preparedness, response and recovery. These investments include ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma, the largest storm in recent history...

10/27/2017

DEM Outlines Recovery Process Improvements

In order to distribute federal funding from disasters more efficiently, the Division of Emergency Management has taken various steps to improve our processes. DEM is 100% committed to helping local communities efficiently navigate this complex federal process. DEM has taken aggressive action to...

10/13/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Action to Assist Puerto Rico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott provided an update on resources being deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and response efforts following Hurricane Maria. See below for more information on what the State of Florida is doing to support Puerto Rico: MILITARY SUPPORT Three...

10/11/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Action to Assist Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Governor Rick Scott provided an update on resources being deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and response efforts following Hurricane Maria. See below for more information on what the State of Florida is doing to support Puerto Rico: MILITARY SUPPORT The...

10/10/2017

Times/Herald Mischaracterizes Readers On State Hurricane Preparedness

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Times/Herald mischaracterized the findings of an audit conducted by the Florida Division of Emergency Management Office of Inspector General issued on December 20, 2016- Report Number 16-A001, State Logistics Response Center Audit. “The top priority of the Florida Division...

10/7/2017

Gov. Scott Requests Pre-Landfall Emergency Declaration from President Donald Trump for Hurricane Nate

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott requested that President Donald Trump declare a pre-landfall emergency for the State of Florida to prepare and respond to Hurricane Nate. A pre-landfall declaration will provide important resources and assistance from the federal government and would free...

10/6/2017

Governor Scott Issues Updates on Tropical Storm Nate Preparedness Efforts

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center to be briefed by local emergency management officials and give an update on Tropical Storm Nate and the storm’s potential impact on Florida. Yesterday, Governor...

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