Throughout the year, the Emergency Management Division, in coordination with its Municipal partners, conducts education and outreach sessions on emergency preparedness for large segments of the Broward County community including:
- Schools (public and private)
- Senior citizen organizations
- Health care agencies
- Non-profit and civic organizations
Broward County has more than 1.7 million residents. Of special concern during the hurricane season is the approximately 250,000 residents that live in mandatory evacuation zones, and approximately 40,000 mobile home residents.
Free training and presentations on emergency preparedness are available to the general public on request.
SKYWARN ™ –
The National Weather Service conducts spotter training classes to the general public to feed valuable local weather information to the National Weather Service. Basic and advanced classes are offered to train storm spotters on weather events and what information is needed at the local weather service office.
Call 954-831-3900 for more information and a schedule.