Tag: shelters
Screen Shot from Zoom Tiger Bay of Central Florida meeting.

Staff ReportsSeptember 5, 2017
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3min11
Gov. Rick Scott directed state offices to be closed in all 67 Florida counties this Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma, his office announced Tuesday night. Scott also asked state employees to volunteer in the state’s emergency shelter mobilization efforts. “Our state workforce is filled with dedicated individuals who go above and beyond every day in service […]

Scott PowersOctober 5, 2016
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4min5
Cautioning that “we’ve been through this before” — a reference to the dark period during and following 2004’s Hurricane Charley — Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs advised Central Florida residents Wednesday to prepare for major Hurricane Matthew damage and the prospect of several days with limited services, including power, afterwards. Jacobs was joined by U.S. Rep. John Mica […]

Scott PowersOctober 4, 2016
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3min4
With projections now showing an increased chance monster Hurricane Matthew might hit Florida’s Atlantic coast, Gov. Rick Scott took to The Weather Channel Tuesday afternoon to urge residents to prepare now and to leave now if they’re planning to evacuate regardless. The storm, after devastating Haiti, still is two or more days away if it […]


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