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Angela Lindsey
Associate Professor
Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Disaster Preparedness

Helpful Links


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. – 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.

En Español  

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.



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.