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☎️ Our State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) is up & running!
📌 This toll-free hotline has been activated to provide additional resources to Floridians impacted by the January severe weather.
➡️ State Assistance Information Line: 1-800-342-3557
 

For the latest information from our school districts, colleges and early learning providers, please visit fldoe.org/storminfo

On Wednesday, January 10th, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, making $10 million available for businesses impacted by yesterday’s severe weather, including multiple tornadoes. Florida small business owners in need of assistance are encouraged to visit www.FloridaJobs.org/EBL to apply for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program. Businesses in Bay and Jackson counties, including sole proprietors, are eligible to apply.  

The program provides short-term, zero-interest loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury or physical damage due to January's severe weather. Interested applicants can apply now through March 9, 2024, or until all available funds are expended

  • Visit FloridaJobs.org/EBL to learn more about the program, view the lending guidelines and required documentation, and complete an application

 

  • Call 833-832-4494, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern Time for more information on the program.

DBPR encourages Florida’s licensed contractors who are looking to help property owners in need of post-storm construction-related services to register with its Florida Disaster Contractors Network at DCNOnline.org. Once homeowners are safely able to assess their home repair needs, DBPR encourages them to log onto DCNOnline.org and search by county for a list of Florida-licensed contractors providing these services in their community.

Florida’s Business Damage Assessment Survey is now activated for Florida business owners to self-report physical and economic damage caused by the January Severe Weather event. Fill out the survey here >>> bit.ly/47y3wYy
 

While living in and visiting Florida offers many benefits and advantages, it is important to keep in mind severe weather hazards and potential threats. Every family and business should have predefined emergency plans and always keep an emergency supply kit ready and stocked.

Each Florida county has a designated emergency management program, and residents, businesses, and visitors should also visit their county's emergency management for the most up-to-date and locally significant information.

Florida 511 - Get up-to-the-minute, real-time traffic conditions and incident information for the State of Florida with Florida 511.

Florida Highway Patrol - Florida Highway Patrol Live Traffic Crash and Road Condition Report. Reports are updated every five minutes. Incidents located within city limits also may not show on the map since it is not common practice for FHP to work incidents inside city limits.

Florida Traffic - Traffic incidents and conditions from Florida 511 and Florida Highway Patrol brought to you by Florida State Emergency Response Team Geographic Information Systems.

Florida Storms - Florida Public Radio Emergency Network Google Play  iTunes

Florida 511 - Get up-to-the-minute, real-time traffic conditions and incident information for the State of Florida with Florida 511.

FEMA - mobile app

Red Cross - mobile apps

Everbridge - mobile apps

Gas Buddy - Gas stations availability

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