Hurricane Tips and Resources

Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30 officially. It's important that you take all appropriate measures to protect yourself and your family. 

Planning and preparation can make all the difference in an emergency. There are specific steps you can take to ensure your safety.

First, make a plan. If you do not already have a plan for your family (including pets and animals) or business, click here to create one. You can also download the FEMA mobile app (available in English and Spanish) for a checklist of emergency supplies, maps of open shelters and recovery centers, disaster survival tips, and weather alerts from the National Weather Service. And in the case of evacuation, make sure you're prepared.

Second, compile all your insurance and banking information in one, easily accessible place. The Florida Department of Financial Services offers a free Emergency Financial Preparedness Toolkit. Click here to download the free toolkit.

Third, stay informed. The path of storms can often be uncertain, so it is important to stay up to date with the latest information. Click the links below to view or receive helpful updates:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Traffic Updates During Emergencies:

Public Health:

Food Safety:

Business:

Below is the emergency contact information for various state and federal agencies, localities in Florida's 7th Congressional District, as well as well as contact information for utility companies in the area in the event of a power outage. Please be sure to print out this page so these phone numbers will be available in case of a power outage. In the event of an emergency, always dial 911 first.

AGENCY RESOURCES

FEMA:

HUD:

FLORIDA DEO: SBA:
DOL: 
IRS:
NHC: 

CDC: 

EPA:

GOVERNMENT CONTACTS

Florida Emergency Management
Website: http://www.floridadisaster.org
Phone Number: (850) 413-9969

Orange County Emergency Management
Website: http://www.orangecountyfl.net/
Phone Number: (407) 836-9140

Seminole County Emergency Management
Website: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov
Phone Number: (407) 665-5102
Alert Seminole: https://member.everbridge.net/892807736724714/login
Special Needs Assistance Program: https://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/county-managers-office/prepare-seminole/make-a-plan/special-needs-plan.stml  

Altamonte Springs Emergency Management
Website: https://www.altamonte.org/
Phone Number: (407) 665-5102

Orlando Emergency Management
Website: http://www.cityoforlando.net/emergency/us/
Phone Number: (321) 436-3985

Winter Park Emergency Management
Website: http://wpfd.org
Phone Number: (407) 644-1212

Sanford Emergency Management
Website: http://www.sanfordfl.gov
Phone Number: (407) 688-5040

Oviedo Emergency Management Department
Website: http://www.cityofoviedo.net
Phone Number: (407) 971-5555

UCF Emergency Management
Website: https://police.ucf.edu/emergencymanagement


POWER OUTAGES

Florida Power and Light (FPL)
1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243)
Duke Energy
800-228-8485

TECO
877-TECO-PGS (877-832-6747) -- for service issues
1-877-832-6747 -- for emergencies and suspected leaks

Orlando Utility Commission
(407) 423-9018

Winter Park Electric Utility Department

(407) 599-3220
https://cityofwinterpark.org/departments/electric-utility/

University of Central Florida (UCF) Utility and Energy Services
Emergency Reporting: (407) 823-5223
Mainline: (407) 823-6789
https://energy.ucf.edu/


If you need additional guidance or assistance, please call the office of Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy at (888) 205-5421.

 

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