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Hurricane Ian Resources & Hurricane Preparedness

As hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida this week, it's crucial to stay abreast of all updates and have important emergency information handy.  

It’s important to to take this storm seriously, understand your home’s vulnerability, if you live in an evacuation area and how to get the National Weather Service forecasts for your area.  Gather a supply kit, become familiar with evacuation routes if appropriate, and talk with your family and neighbors. Use the below links and contacts to make a list of important emergency contacts and radio/TV stations in your area.

Brevard County Hurricane Information


Sandbags-Limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle**
Sandbag operations will continue distribution 8AM - 6PM:
• Mitchell Ellington Park, 577 Hall Road, Merritt Island, FL 32953
• Chain of Lakes Park, 2300 Truman Scarborough Way, Titusville, FL 32796
• Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, FL 32935
• Eastern Florida State College – Palm Bay Campus, 250 Community College Pkwy SE, Palm Bay, FL, 32909 

Brevard County Emergency Preparedness Contact Information:
Disaster Assistance: FEMA – 800-621-3362   
Hurricane Monitoring: NOAAWatch
Flood Insurance: National Flood Insurance Program 888-379-9531 and 888-356-6329   
Florida Emergency Information Line: (only activated during disasters) 1-800-342-3557 or   
Brevard County Emergency Operations: 321-637-6670 or
Brevard Sheriff: North Area: 321-264-5208 /East Area: 321-454-6652/ South Area: 321-952-6371 
U.S. Congressman Bill Posey: DC: 202-225-3671 /Local: 321-632-1776 

Brevard County Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Indian River County Hurricane Information


Indian River County Emergency Preparedness Contact Information: 
Disaster Assistance: FEMA – 800-621-3362
Hurricane Monitoring: NOAAWatch
Flood Insurance: National Flood Insurance Program 888-379-9531 and 888-356-6329 
Indian River Emergency Services Operations Center: (772) 567-2154 and
Indian River County Sheriff: (772) 569-6700 
U.S. Congressman Bill Posey: DC: (202) 225-3671 /Vero Beach: (772) 226-1701 

Indian River County Emergency Preparedness Guide

Orange County Hurricane Information

Orange County Emergency Preparedness Contact Information: 
American Red Cross – 407-894-4141 and toll free 1-866-438-4636  
Electric: Duke Energy407-629-1010 or 1-800-228-8485
Orlando Utilities Commission – 407-423-9018
Orange County Office of Emergency Management – 407-836-9140 
     e-mail – ocoem@ocfl.net    
Orange County Sheriff – For non-emergency information call 407-836-4357 
    For emergencies call 911 
Orange County Resource Line - call 311 
National Weather Service Forecast Office, Melbourne – 321-255-0212  
Special needs shelter (must pre-register) call 407-836-9319 
Emergency Medical Services – 407-836-8960

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