With the threat of severe weather approaching, we wanted to take a moment to encourage all of our airport employees to prepare both at work and at home. We have put together a few links with valuable information from federal and local agencies.
For airport specific information, please contact your manager. MCO’s Emergency Management team will be briefing our airport partners throughout the event.
FEMA has put together a Hurricane Playbook with great resources including checklists and helplines.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management has a lot of resources for hurricane preparedness on their website: https://www.floridadisaster.org/planprepare/preparing-for-the-2019-hurricane-season/
Here are links to some of our Central Florida County’s Emergency Management websites:
In Orange, Seminole and Polk counties, you may call 311 for non-emergency assistance.
Residents may also sign up for county emergency alerts, follow these links to do so:
Contact your county for an up to date list of locations distributing sandbags.
Heart of Florida United Way offers assistance if you dial 211.
2-1-1 is a multilingual service which connects individuals in our community with local organizations who provide critical health and human services.
You can access information about:
- Local Food Banks And Nutrition Programs
- Emergency Housing Assistance
- Disaster Relief
- Employment And Education Opportunities
- Veteran Services
- Parent Resources
- Health Care Information
- Support And Crisis Assistance For Mental Disorders
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