TAMPA, Fla. — Florida residents take every precaution when a hurricane is on its way from having a supply kit to an emergency plan. In addition, make sure to keep these numbers on hand so you're prepared for anything.
Emergency Management by County
- (352)-249-2775 (Open during emergencies or disasters)
- (863) 993-4831
- (863) 773-6373
- (352) 754-4083
- Recorded Message Line (352) 754-4111
- (863) 402-6800
- (813) 272-6600
- (941) 749-3500
- (727) 847-8137
- (727) 464-3800
- (863) 298-7000
- (941) 861-5000
State of Florida Emergency Hotline
The State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding an emergency or disaster situation impacting the State of Florida.
Disaster Distress Helpline
This hotline can provide immediate crisis counseling to anyone who is seeking help coping with the mental or emotional effects prior to and after a severe storm. It's open 24/7 and multilingual and confidential services are available.
Additional emergency numbers include
Florida Emergency Information
Emergency referral line
- TTY 800-462-7585
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Florida Insurance Claim Hotline
Unemployment Claims Emergency Hotline
- To report outages you can text OUT to 57801 — standard text and data charges may apply.
- You can also call the automated outage-reporting system at 800-228-8485
- To report outages you can text OUT to 35069.
- You can also call 1-877-588-1010
State law prohibits excessive increases in the price of essential commodities, such as food, water, hotel rooms, ice, gasoline, lumber and equipment, needed as a direct result of an officially declared emergency.
- Florida 511 - Get up-to-the-minute, real-time traffic conditions and incident information for the State of Florida with Florida 511.
- FEMA - mobile app
- Red Cross - mobile apps
- Byte to Bites - Byte to Bites is a free mobile application designed to help people find local food pantries, soup kitchens, farmers markets and locations where they can use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. After a disaster, people may have limited transportation options and the app can be helpful in finding the nearest food distribution location. Apple App Store Google Play
- Gas Buddy - Gas stations availability
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