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Emergency Management 1Located 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.

Volusia County residents and visitors are encouraged to follow Emergency Management on Facebook and Twitter @VCEmergencyInfo, and download the county's emergency preparedness app. Storm information is posted to

No tropical systems are forecast to impact Volusia County in the next five days.  For the latest tropics update, click here.

 For current local weather information (including the potential for severe weather) visit the National Weather Service Melbourne Florida website.

Click on the CodeRED logo above to register 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.         

Application to 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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Click here to take our Emergency Management survey - thank you!

Volusia County Emergency Management is a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™!

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Read the Resilient Volusia report       


Volusia County hurricane evacuation shelters and evacuation routes map
Do I live in a hurricane storm surge zone?     
Volusia County hurricane evacuation zones (Updated April 2017)
Flood basics
St. Johns Watershed Discovery Guidebook  

Joint Federal, State, and Local Public Notice Concerning Project Title FL-2019-001  

Joint Federal, State, and Local Public Notice Concerning Project Title FL-2019-002


Hurricane Strong

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.

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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 2018  [PDF]
Disaster preparedness checklist 1 [PDF]
Volusia Prepares Business
isaster preparedness checklist 2 [PDF]
Hurricane Readiness Conditions (HURCONs) [PDF]
New FIRM panel index [PDF]
Post Disaster Recovery Plan [PDF]
Voluisa County Program for Public Information [PDF]
Florida Coastal Barrier Resource Areas (CBRA) [PDF}
Volusia County Interactive Sea Level Rise Mapper 
Coastal Inundation Depth Maps 2018 [PDF]
Coastal Resilience - led by the Nature Conservancy 
Volusia County Flood Brochure

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  
Volusia County Flood Warning Program C.1 
Critical Infrastructure Map 
Volusia County LMS Adoption Resolution 
Volusia County Communications and Warning SOG

Weather links
Volusia County weather
National Weather Service, Melbourne, FL
Current U.S. storm tracking information
American Meteorological Society
Live NOAA weather radio
Real time river guage information
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)
Weatherbug time-lapse photos in the Daytona Beach area
Weather station - Volusia County Beach Safety Headquarters
Weather station - Ponce Inlet
Weather station - Oak Hill
Weather station - DeBary 
Weather station - Ponce Inlet Town Hall
Current traffic information from Florida 511
How hurricanes replenish their vast supply of rainwater 
Presentation list

Terrorism information
Centers for Disease Control information on bioterrorism
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA information on terrorism
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?

Live Weather Radio Broadcast from NOAA

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
WSBB 1230 AM & 1490 AM

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.

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123 W. Indiana Ave.
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(386) 736-2700

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