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Emergency Management

Located at 3825 Tiger Bay Road, Daytona Beach, the 43,000-square-foot facility houses the county's emergency operations and sheriff's communications activities including countywide 9-1-1 dispatch functions.


No active tropical storms.
 For current weather information (including the potential for severe weather) visit the National Weahter Service Melbourne Florida website.

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

Download the CodeRED mobile app by clicking on the button:

Sign up for our telephone notification system “CodeRED 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.         

Register for the Special Needs Shelter Program


Mission:  To provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property, and the environment through preparedness, prevention, response, recovery and mitigation from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact the County of Volusia.

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.

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Volusia County hurricane evacuation shelters and evacuation routes map
Do I live in a hurricane storm surge zone?     
Volusia County hurricane evacuation zones (PDF)
Flood basics
Flood risk maps PRELIMINARY (coastal restudy)
St Johns Watershed Discovery Guidebook

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) announces #HURRICANESTRONG, a national hurricane resilience initiative to save lives and homes through collaboration with leading organizations in the disaster safety movement.

Planning and Information*
Comprehensive Emergency Management Basic Plan (CEMP)
Emergency Support Function Annexes (PDF)
LMS mitigation initiative submittal form
LMS priority score sheet
Debris Management Plan [PDF}
Floodplain Management Plan (PDF)
Disaster preparedness checklist 1 [PDF]
Volusia Prepares Business
isaster preparedness checklist 2 [PDF]
Hurricane Readiness Conditions (HURCONs) [PDF]
New FIRM panel index [PDF]
Information on Ebola
Recovery Pre-Disaster Planning Guide for Local Governments (RPPG-L) Resource Library

Local Mitigation Strategy 2015 - FEMA approved
FDEM APA Letter Volusia 06/22/15
Volusia County LMS 2015 - Part 1
Volusia County LMS 2015 - Part 2
Volusia County Flood Warning Program A - Part 1
Volusia County Flood Warning Program A - Part 2
Volusia County Flood Warning Program B
Volusia County Flood Warning Program C

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
El Niño and expected Florida severe weather [PDF] New!
ENSO: Recent evolution, current status and predictions [PDF] New!  
Florida El Niño Severe Weather Awareness [PDF] New!
NOAA's El Niño Portal
Tornado preparedness 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)
Flood Partners Flood zone determination, flood zone report, dispute flood zone
El Nino awareness video (en espanol)
Daytona Beach video camera (live)
Ormond-by-the-Sea video camera (live)
Ponce Inlet video camera (live)
Weather station - Volusia County Beach Safety Headquarters
Weather station - Ponce Inlet
Weather station - Oak Hill
Weather station - DeBary 
Current traffic information from Florida 511

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


What will it cost if my home floods?


Our media partners


AM/FM Radio
WNDB 1150 AM, WKRO 93.1 FM, WHOG 95.7 FM
WVYB 103.3 FM, WLOV 99.5 FM, JOSE 98.1 FM

WESH Ch. 2, WKMG Ch. 6, WFTV Ch. 9
WCFN News Ch. 13, WOFL Ch. 35, WDSC Ch. 15

*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.

James A. Judge II, CEM, FPEM

Daytona Beach


New Smyrna Beach