COMMUNITY DISASTER PLAN
Great communities aren’t defined by good times. It’s the tough times that test a community’s strength, unity and resilience. Our ability to persevere through disasters — both natural or manmade — is critical to keeping Central Florida a place people love to call home. That’s why we’ve joined forces with community leaders to create a coordinated, community-wide disaster plan that connects individuals and organizations to the help and resources they need before, during and after disaster strikes.
Proactive preparation before disaster strikes can help you avoid the biggest problems post disaster. The resources below will individuals and non-profit organizations preparedness with available tips and assessments.
Through the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College, organizations and nonprofits may take a pre- and post-disaster survey to assess their needs for storm or other disaster-related readiness.
When disaster strikes, Central Florida unites. Our compassion and generosity ensures strategic aid to those who need it most. And all who have been affected can count on the community to support and see them through. Together, we rebuild and better the place we call home.
Connects with a local, highly trained community resource specialist to assist with emergency information and disaster relief
Manages major emergencies and disasters by assessing situations and organizing large-scale relief and recovery operations
Coordinates region-based plans to help people before, during and after man-made or natural disasters
Organizations may connect with local, long-term recovery groups in Central Florida that help manage, assist and provide resources to those affected by disaster. These groups can be found in the following counties: