Prepare your home

Prepare your home 2023-05-05T16:38:52-04:00

We’re committed to keeping our community safe and healthy. To help keep you, your family, your home and your pets safe, here are some resources to help you prepare:

FEMA Guidance for Hurricane Preparation
FEMA Guidance for Flood Preparation
Storm categories and basic preparedness
National Hurricane Center – up-to-date storm tracking and alerts
Federal Emergency Management Agency – comprehensive storm preparation information

Miami-Dade County Emergency and Evacuation Assistance
Miami-Dade County Hurricane Website – information on gearing up for hurricane season, what to do before a hurricane hits, how to stay safe during a hurricane and keeping your guard up after a hurricane.
Pet-friendly hurricane evacuation information
Miami-Dade County Police (non-emergency)
Miami-Dade Transit Services
Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Managementevacuation zone maps, special needs evacuation, shutter and generator safety guidelines, as well as tips on bottling water, protecting your home, keeping your pet safe, securing your boat, accessing shelter and register to receive public safety text and email alerts.

Create a disaster supply kit
Financial planning for a natural disaster
American Red Crossemergency contact card template, tips on creating an evacuation plan for your family, information on shelter-in-place, guidelines for creating a disaster supplies kit
AT&T – tips for preparing your home and ensuring telephone line safety
Florida Power & Light Company – tips on what to do in case of a power outage, how to prepare for power being turned back on, electricity-related hurricane tips