University of Florida

Disaster Prep & Recovery

Natural disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, sinkholes, and tornados can happen at any time. If we are prepared in our homes, communities, and workplaces, we can mitigate many of the effects of these events.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

HurricaneFlorida Homeowner Handbook

Use this handbook to help prepare for a natural hazard and reduce the risks to your family and property. More... (PDF)

questionGeneral Information

Use these general resources to be prepared for hurricanes, fire, flood, tornados, and other disasters. More...

Hurricane damaged homeHurricane Prep for Families

Hurricane season is here! Don't wait for the first storm; plan ahead to protect yourself and your loved ones. More...

Flooded orange tree groveHurricane Prep for Ag Producers

Use our tips for farmers and ranchers to protect your home, property, and business in times of disaster. More...

FEMA inspectorsHurricane Prep for Communities

Communities look to their leaders for guidance during emergencies. We offer materials that can help. More...