September 12, 2018

Emergency and Safety Resources for the Southeast

To help with those who may be impacted by the hurricane season in the Southeast, here’s a list of resources to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones. Please stay safe before, during, or after a storm.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal guidelines only allow housing assistance when a primary residence is impacted by a presidentially-declared disaster. Most disaster assistance from the Federal government is in the form of low interest loans.

Florida

Florida Emergency Information Line

  • 800-342-3557 The Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding an emergency or disaster situation impacting the State of Florida. FEIL line is currently activated and available 24 hours/7 days a week.

County-Specific Information

  • https://floridadisaster.org/shelters/

Traffic/Transportation

  • Traffic - Latest information on traffic and roads or call 5-1-1

Mobile Apps

Georgia

Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (GEMA)

Traffic/Transportation

Mobile Apps

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

  • ncdps.gov
  • readync.org
  • Call 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 for shelters, food assistance, and storm recovery help

Traffic/Transportation

Mobile Apps

South Carolina

South Carolina Emergency Management Division

Traffic/Transportation

Other Resources

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