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How do I find hurricane updates?

At the National Hurricane Center site.

How do I prepare my mobile home for a hurricane?

Visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles site.

How do I plan for a hurricane?

Visit the My Florida.com site.

How do I find a hurricane shelter near me?

The Florida Division of Emergency Management site has locations listed by county.

How do I get help if I am a victim of a hurricane?

You can get help at the FEMA site or call (1-800-621-3362).

How do I get prescriptions during and after a hurricane?

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation provides that answer. Or call 1-800-342-0823.

How do I find out about driving during and after a hurricane?

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has safety tips .

How do I find emergency funding if I lost my home?

The Florida Department of Children and Families offers help .

How do I find financial assistance after a weather disaster?

You can find a loan information from the GovLoans.gov site.

How do I get discounts for windproofing my home?

You may find information at the mysafefloridahome website.

How do I find a food bank near me?

The This site has a list.

How do I find out where to go for food stamps?

The Florida Department of Children and Families has an online application. This is the general information link Florida Department of Children and Families.

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