Swift-water rescue team members from Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department wade through floodwaters during Hurricane Irma.
November 05, 2019
Few natural disasters have the potential to do more damage to homes-and the valuables within-than floods. Take a minute to read the Complete Guide to Flood Safety and Preparedness, provided by The National Council For Home Safety and Security, to learn how to protect yourself from floods. 
Cover of the City of Jacksonville Emergency Family Plan. Reads: Be prepared for storm, hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and other natural disasters. Images of clouds, a tornado, wildfire, hurricane, and lightning.
September 12, 2019
Use the City of Jacksonville Emergency Family Plan as a template to ensure you are prepared for emergencies. 
eoc staff looking at map of duval county evacuation zones
August 31, 2019
We will be posting updates here as the situation progresses, so please check back often.
630-CITY Call Center Employee at a Computer Smiling Into Camera
August 30, 2019
City’s Call Center Available to Assist Citizens Ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Mayor Curry gives a press briefing regarding preparedness activities for Tropical Storm Dorian.
August 28, 2019
The Emergency Operations Center is partially activated today, and will be fully operational tomorrow. 



 
Preparedness Guide Cover
May 31, 2019
In an emergency, every second counts. Planning what to do before a disaster strikes provides the best protection for you and your family. 
Special Needs Registry has moved to the everbridge communication system.
February 08, 2019
The City of Jacksonville Special Medical Needs Registry has transfered to the everbridge communication and notification system. 
Public safety workers wading through floodwaters to rescue citizens.
December 27, 2018
The resilience of states’ coastal cities was tested in 2018 as Americans endured forest fires, hurricanes, flooding and other dangerous natural disasters. When these storms hit, safety is the first priority, but long term health can also be at risk in the weeks and months following a disaster.
AlertJax Informational Poster - Receive alert notifications about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the AlertJax Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with time-sensitive information.
November 05, 2018

AlertJax is an emergency notification system that will call or text Jacksonville residents in the event of a potential or pending emergency. The service is a free service for Duval County residents and utilizes Everbridge technology.

Register to receive AlertJax Emergency Notifications

A major update to the JaxReady App is available for download. Find your Evac Zone via GPS or by address. View which shelters are open. Real-time EOC Activation status. Live weather radar and forecasts. Fire danger & drought indices. Contact list
October 09, 2018

JaxReady is live! The updated app is available on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.

If you don't already have the JaxReady App, this is a great time to download and check out the new feautures.

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