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​Make A Plan

Knowing what to do is your best protection and your responsibility!

  • Find out what reoccurring hazards are prone to your local area; consult the Palm Beach County Evacuation Tool for Storm Surge Information
  • Familiarize yourself with Evacuation Zones and Locate Evacuation Risk Shelters near your area
  • Determine where you can get building supplies or groceries during a disaster
  • Make a Family Disaster Plan and practice it with family members
  • Plan how to stay in touch with family and friends if everyday methods of communication are not available
  • Pre-register for Special Needs and Pet-Friendly Shelters

​Build a Kit

      Having the right items during a disaster can make all the difference!

  • Emergency Essentials
  • Important Documents
  • Specialty Items
  • Click HERE for a comprehensive list

​Be Informed

      Know where to go for current and accurate information!

  • Monitor local media sources
  • Click HERE for a list of local radio and television stations
  • Follow us on social media
  • Sign up for AlertPBC notifications   
  • Download the  PBC DART App

​Get Involved

      Preparedness is a responsibility we all share!

  • Volunteer with an organization active in disasters such as:
American Red Cross 
Salvation Army 
United Way 
Medical Reserve Corps 

  • Engage with the EOC by reporting damage in the PBC Dart App
  • Spread the word!






Dart App
Click and download app below: 

App Store 

Google Play Store  

Hurricane Evacuation Zone Look-up Tool

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