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Emergency Management

Office Manager
Irene Cabral
Emergency Coordination Officer

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

(850) 414-5336 Office
(850) 414-4938 Fax
E-Mail Us

Additional Contacts
Staff Directory

Hurricane Jeanne seen from the International Space Station on 25 September 2004


FDOT Emergency Management is a vital element of the State Emergency Response Team (SERT). Comprised of local, state and federal officials, the SERT ensures that Florida is prepared to respond to, recover from and mitigate against disasters.

FDOT EM is the leading agency for two SERT emergency support functions covering transportation, public works and engineering. FDOT EM also has a 24/7/365 watch officer who maintains situational awareness to the department and its state and federal partners.

Extreme Heat

Although an official hot day is classified when temperatures reach ninety degrees or warmer, heat related health effects can occur with temperatures in the eighties, especially when combined with high humidity and prolonged exposure to the sun.

You can learn more about heat safety at the National Weather Service Beat the Heat page and also watch related training videos.

Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Regardless of any predictions, it only takes one storm to affect you and your family. Are you ready? Visit flgetaplan.com today to build a customized, all-hazards plan for your family or business and then learn more below.

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Free Disaster Training for individuals, businesses and communities


Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Names for 2015
  • Grace
  • Henri
  • Ida
  • Joaquin
  • Kate
  • Larry
  • Peter
  • Rose
  • Mindy
  • Nicholas
  • Odette
  • Sam
  • Teresa
  • Victor
  • Wanda