Orange County Government, Florida

Disaster Preparedness

Preparing yourself, your family and your business

Preparing Makes Sense

Orange County Government is here to ensure you have the information you need before, during and after any severe tropical system that affects our community. To keep you safe and informed, we have a variety of resources that you can use to develop your own emergency plan. We encourage residents to take a moment to review these important resources to ensure your safety before, during and after a storm.

Video Playlist

Residents are encouraged to watch this helpful playlist for tips on how to prepare for a storm, hurricane or natural disaster.

Storm Prepardness

For information on storm and hurricane preparedness in Orange County, read the stories below or visit Orange County’s newsroom.

An emergency kit with supplies
Storm and Emergency
Preparedness Kits
An elderly man in a wheelchair helped onto a transportation vehicle
Special Needs
Community Preparedness
People filling up sandbags
Proper Sandbag Use During Hurricanes
A professional hanging from a tree, trimming branches
Tree Trimming for
Storm Preparation
A generator
Prioritize Generator Safety During Storms
cat in a pet crate
Pet Preparation
During a Storm
man taking notes by a wall
Hiring a
Licensed Contractor
Photo of a dock at a lake
Lake Safety
Glass of water
Tap Water Information

Contact Us

Office of Emergency Management
Email: ocoem@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-9140
Fax: (407) 737-2489

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