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Emergency Management

The new Emergency Operations and Sheriff's Communications Center became fully operational April 5, 2013. Located at 3825 Tiger Bay Road, Daytona Beach, the 43,000-square-foot, $21 million facility houses the county's emergency operations and sheriff's communications activities including countywide 9-1-1 dispatch functions.

No active storms

 

Click on the FirstCall logo to sign up to receive emergency telephone notifications (secure site)

Current U.S. storm tracking information


Mission: To provide coordinated all-hazards Emergency Management in support of our community.

Since 2004,Volusia County has been affected by four hurricanes, a tropical storm, two major tornadoes and several heavy rain storms that produced severe regional flooding. These events have shown us the importance of being prepared.

Some of the resources on this website are PDF (Portable Document Format) which offer higher-quality printouts rather than standard HTML pages. To open these files, you will need Adobe Reader software. Click here to download. 

Sign up for our telephone notification system “FirstCall Emergency Telephone Notification System”. If you have a cell phone, unlisted land-line or voice over IP number, you must register your number to receive notifications. Any information furnished for the purpose of emergency notification is exempt from public records requirement.

Volusia County hurricane evacuation shelters and evacuation routes map
Do I live in a hurricane storm surge zone?

 

Planning and Information*
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP)
Emergency Support Function Annexes (PDF)
Local mitigation strategy (LMS)
LMS mitigation initiative submittal form
Debris Management Plan
Floodplain Management Plan (PDF)
Disaster preparedness checklist 1 [PDF]
Volusia Prepares Business
D
isaster preparedness checklist 2 [PDF]
Hurricane Readiness Conditions (HURCONs) [PDF]
New FIRM panel index [PDF]

Weather links
Volusia County weather
National Weather Service, Melbourne, FL
Current U.S. storm tracking information
Florida's 2014 Severe WeatherAwareness Guide [PDF]
American Meteorological Society
Live NOAA weather radio
Real time river guage information

Other links
Floods and Floodplain Mangement information
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Disaster Preparedness Guide video (link to youtube)
Ponce Inlet video camera (live)
 

Terrorism information
Centers for Disease Control information on bioterrorism
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA information on terrorism
Florida's current status
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Volunteer opportunities
Community Organizations Active in Disaster
Volusia County Council on Aging
American Red Cross
United Way
Second Harvest Food Bank
Volusia Interfaith/Agencies

*We encourage public participation in our planning process. If you have any suggestions for improving any of our plans, please contact us at one of  the numbers listed on this page.