- EDEN – Extension Disaster Education Center
- National Hurricane Center
- UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education
- UF/IFAS Extension Disaster Handbook
- UF/IFAS Northwest District Hurricane Prep and Recovery
- USDA - Storms
- Florida State Agricultural Response Team (SART)
COOP Template – The Continuance of Operations Plan ensures all essential duties for disaster preparedness, mitigation, and recovery are determined and assigned prior to a disaster. Use this template to create a COOP; print and laminate, and store in a secure spot for easy access following a disaster.
County Communication Template – The Emergency Communications Sheet captures contact information for all employees and allows you to check on the well-being of all employees who may have been affected personally. Fill out, print and laminate, and store in a secure spot for easy access following a disaster.
ifas.ufl.edu – The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers vital information from UF/IFAS Extension, including tips, videos and useful contacts. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little notice. But there are ways to prepare for them and effectively deal with their aftermath.
EDIS Publications – Find resources for homeowners and families and assistance for agriculture and natural resources. Also find information on the urban forest hurricane recovery program series.
Florida Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards – A publication of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance
Videos and infographics – How to prepare, stay safe and get financial relief after the storm.
- Emergency animal sheltering and evacuation information
- Evacuation checklist
- Find a shelter
- Hurricane preparedness for citrus growers
- Internal crisis communication
- Foods to buy before the storm hits
- Damage assessment—coming soon
- Chainsaw safety
- Downed trees
- Downed powerlines safety
- Food and water safety
- Generator safety
- Six steps to making an insurance claim
Mobile Resources and Apps
Florida 511 – Traffic alerts
Florida Gridlock Guide – live views and traffic reports from highways across Florida
Gas Buddy – Find out which nearby gas stations are open and available
UF/IFAS Extension GroupMe Chat – Group mobile messaging service
Online trainings are available in a wide variety of formats and provide supplemental education to better prepare individuals to react in emergency situations both on a professional and personal level.