By taking simple steps like making a family emergency plan and building an emergency supply kit, you can be ready to respond to an emergency of any kind. If you have not taken the time to think about how different disasters (natural or human caused) can affect you, start taking the necessary steps to become informed and develop a family plan.
DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES
MAKE AN EMERGENCY KIT
All residents are encouraged to get prepared by creating a family emergency plan and assembling a hurricane supply kit. These preparedness steps are key to safely weathering a storm, or any other disaster.
View our Hurricane Kit Shopping Guide for suggestions on basic items required to comfortably sustain you and your family for 3-5 days following an emergency that may leave you without power and potable water.
KNOW YOUR EVACUATION ZONE
Broward County has two types of evacuation plans. The type of evacuation ordered will be based upon the severity of the storm.
View Emergency Evacuation Map
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
Follow @ReadyBroward on Twitter, the County's official emergency management account that provides the latest information during a storm or emergency.