We are working with contacts and organizations across the Gulf to compile as much information as we can to help those who will be impacted by Hurricane Idalia.
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This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis provided updates on Hurricane Idalia at the State Emergency Operations Center. As the storm approaches, landfall is expected early Wednesday morning with evacuation orders being called across 22 counties. The Governor also expanded the Executive rder include 3 additional counties, bringing the total to 49 counties under a state of emergency. Full remarks can be found here.
President Biden spoke to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this morning and told him that he quickly approved the Emergency Declaration for Florida as they prepare for Idalia. FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center has also been fully activated to support any requests for federal assistance. President Biden said Florida will have his full support as they prepare for Idalia and its aftermath.
The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster. In partnership with the public sector, private sector and other non-governmental organizations, the Florida Disaster Fund supports response and recovery activities.
FDEM has activated the State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) to provide an additional resource for Floridians to receive up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Idalia. Residents and visitors can call this toll-free hotline at 1-800-342-3557
Public group with a wealth of resources for people seeking assistance or looking for ways to help.
Each county in Florida has its own website that residents can check for the recommended level of preparation. Here is the latest, as of 5 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday. Evacuation orders could be expanded as the storm nears the coast.
Updates on location and services provided by the Cajun Navy.
Operation Blue Roof is managed by the Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA and provides home owners with fiber-reinforced plastic sheeting to cover damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for repair.
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It may feel overwhelming to get your business through a disaster, but don’t feel like you have to go it alone. SCORE is here to help. You can contact them to request a free business mentor that can help you assess your current position and work with you to develop a recovery plan.
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