The Florida Division of Emergency Management plans for and responds to both natural and man-made disasters. Everything from floods, hurricanes, incidents involving hazardous materials, nuclear power threats. The Florida DEM prepares and implements a statewide Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and routinely conducts extensive exercises to test state and county emergency response capabilities.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management has several mitigation programs to deal with disasters including the Directors Office, Finance and Administration, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, & Mitigation. At the FloridaDisaster.com website you can find information pertaining to Planning for a Disaster, Shelters, Evacuation Routes, Evacuation Zones.