EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT

Emergency Management
Home

Hurricane Season

Our Mission

All Hazards Guide

Local Mitigation Strategy

Emergency Shelters

Healthcare Plans (ACHA)
Review Information

Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP)

E911/Addressing

 

IMPORTANT EXTERNAL LINKS

National Weather Service

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA)

HURRICANE SEASON

Be Prepared and Sign Up for Emergency Alerts Below
PREPARE: WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?  | SIGN-UP FOR ALERT HENDRY | HURRICANES
ALL HAZARDS GUIDE | GUÍA ESPAÑOLA DE TODOS LOS PELIGROS
 FILLABLE FAMILY EMERGENCY PLAN

   

HURRICANE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES


HELPFUL RESOURCES
Hurricane Preparedness
Ready.gov 
Nation Weather Service
Hurricane Strong

Weather Sites
National Weather Service
Weather Underground
National Hurricane Center
AccuWeather
Weather Channel
Track the Tropics

Florida Department of Health
Boiled Water Advisory-FAQ's
Carbon Monoxide-Storm Information
Carbon Monoxide-FAQ's
Food Risk
Flood-Septic Information
Food Service at Disasters
Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness
Proper Sewage Clean-up
Storm Sewage Problems

 

Local Communities
Hendry County
City of Clewiston
City of LaBelle

Local News Sites
NBC -2 News
Fox-4 News
WINK News
Fort Myers News Press

Partner Community Agencies
American Red Cross
Area Agency on Aging
Salvation Army
United Way

 


EMERGENCY EVACUATION SHELTERS
 

LaBelle Middle School-8000 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, FL
Clewiston High School - 1501 S. Francisco Street, Clewiston, FL
Pioneer Community Center -910 Panama Avenue, Clewiston, FL


Country Oaks Elementary School - 2052 Eucalyptus Dr. NW, LaBelle, FL
Clewiston Middle School - 601 E. Pasadena Avenue, Clewiston, FL
LaBelle High School - 4050 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle FL

SPECIAL NEEDS SHELTER:
West Glades Elementary School-2586 SR 731, LaBelle (Muse), FL

 

COLD WEATHER - WARMING SHELTERS

United Way - 133 Bridge Street, LaBelle, FL
Janet B. Taylor Auditorium - 1100 S. Olympia Street, Clewiston, FL

BLUE
-Primary Shelter
      RED- Secondary Shelter   GREEN-Warming Shelters

HENDRY COUNTY -The Emergency Alert Program will alert you when emergencies and other important community news happens.  By signing up for the Hendry County Emergency Alert Program it will enable us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.  You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more.

 

CONDADO DE HENDRY - El Programa de Alerta de Emergencia lo alertará cuando ocurran emergencias y otras noticias importantes de la comunidad. Al inscribirse en el Programa de Alerta de Emergencia del Condado de Hendry, nos permitirá brindarle información crítica rápidamente en una variedad de situaciones, como clima severo, cierres inesperados de carreteras, personas desaparecidas y evacuaciones de edificios o vecindarios. Recibirá mensajes urgentes donde lo especifique, como su casa, teléfonos móviles o comerciales, dirección de correo electrónico, mensajes de texto y más.


PREPARATION IS KEY -Hurricanes and other natural disasters can shatter lives as well as damage property. Living in southwest Florida means that preparation for emergency situations should be a priority in all our lives. Being prepared can help you, your family or your business minimize the impact of the storm. The best time to start is before the threat is imminent. Here's what you need to know.

 

LA PREPARACIÓN ES CLAVE -Los huracanes y otros desastres naturales pueden destrozar vidas y dañar propiedades. Vivir en el suroeste de Florida significa que la preparación para situaciones de emergencia debe ser una prioridad en todas nuestras vidas. Estar preparado puede ayudarlo a usted, su familia o su negocio a minimizar el impacto de la tormenta. El mejor momento para comenzar es antes de que la amenaza sea inminente. Esto es lo que necesita saber.

 

ENGLISH ESPAÑOL

Complete a Written Plan
Preparing for a Hurricane
Determine Your Risk
Develop an Evacuation Plan
Strengthen Your Home
Get an Insurance Check Up
Hurricane Safety Tips
Emergency Kit
Prepare the Kids

Completa un plan escrito
Cómo prepararse para un huracán
Determine su riesgo
Desarrollar un plan de evacuación
Fortalezca su hogar
Obtenga un chequeo de seguro
Consejos de seguridad contra huracanes
Kit de primeros auxilios
Preparar a los niños
 


Be Prepared for Any Emergency

Create a disaster plan for your family, business and neighborhood. We can help.

  • If you live alone talk to your neighbors and friends about developing a neighborhood response plan. 

  • Being prepared is your best protection and your responsibility. 

  • A good disaster preparedness plan provides a margin of safety protecting you, your family and your neighbors.

  • Having a disaster plan improves your communities’ ability to recover.

  • Let’s work together and be prepared.


 

 

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

SIGN UP FOR PREPARE HENDRY EMERGENCY ALERTS CLICK HERE
 

 

MAILING ADDRESS

Hendry County Emergency Management
 

Post Office Box 2340

LaBelle, Florida  33935

 

 

MAKE A PLAN NOW

You can do this ahead of an emergency:


Establish a Personal Support network

Post your emergency instructions on the refrigerator

Visit FloridaDisaster.org for more planning information

 

GENERATOR SAFETY

CLICK LINKS BELOW FOR GENERATOR SAFETY INFORMATION

Generator Safety Video

Generator Safety (English)

Generator Safety (Spanish)

 

 

 

CHECK YOUR FLOOD ZONE

Click here to check the flood zone of your address

 

 

 



Hendry County Emergency Management
4425 West State Road 80
LaBelle, Florida 33935 
863-674-5400