Miami Hurricane Season 2023 Resources to Keep You Safe
Now more than ever, it is important to review your hurricane preparedness plan to adapt quickly to a weather emergency. Here, you will find helpful resources to keep you safe during this hurricane season.
Miami-Dade Readiness Guide and Resources Miami-Dade County’s Hurricane Readiness portal and guide offer detailed local information for individuals and organizations. Here you will find information on the actions you should take before, during and after a storm impacts South Florida. Here you will also find the latest guidelines and information regarding the activation of evacuation centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to learn more. The Hurricane Door Hanger provides a quick graphic way to identify households that need assistance after the storm. You may download and print the Hurricane Door Hanger. You can also follow Miami-Dade County on social media for hurricane updates: @MiamiDadeCounty @MiamiDade311 ReadyMDC APP The Ready MDC mobile application is now available to the public via Google Play for Android and the iOS App Store for iPhone. The mobile application allows Miami-Dade residents and visitors to get up-to-the minute information before, during and after a hurricane strike, including:
- How to prepare for a hurricane - Areas that are in danger of storm surge - Evacuation center locations - Emergency bus pick-up sites - What to do with pets - Emergency evacuation & assistance information and much more
Miami-Dade Alerts Staying informed during an imminent threat or emergency is critical in helping make the right decision. The Miami-Dade County Alerts system will notify you about public safety issues and weather advisories on your cell phone. Alerts is a free service that enables County residents or visitors to receive emergency texts and/or emails regarding public safety issues, recommended public protective actions, or other emergency information. Sign up now. Alliance for Response Miami The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs is a proud member of The Alliance for Response Miami. AFR Miami connects the arts community with the first responder and emergency management community in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. An alliance of artists, museums, archives, libraries, galleries, cultural institutions, and emergency responders in the Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, AFR Miami provides a forum for information and communication to foster a cooperative approach to emergency management and cultural heritage protection. A Weather Ready Nation Ambassador for the National Weather Service, the Alliance for Response Miami works with arts groups, cultural institutions, and local emergency services to develop mutual understanding in advance of any emergency and/or disaster. For tips and resources to prepare before an emergency and/or disaster, please visit the webpage, Twitter @afrsflorida and Facebook page.
The Department of Cultural Affairs will stay in touch with you to make it through Hurricane season and the pandemic and all of the uncertainty surrounding the immediate future.
About Storm Surge Planning Zones
Storm surge, driven by tropical storms or hurricanes, poses the greatest threat to lives and property, necessitating Miami-Dade County evacuations during hurricanes. Click here to view our resources, updates and more.