Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD): Local organizations at the county level made up of various members of the community (mostly non-profits and faith-based organizations) who will have statewide connections to disaster assistance information and organizations. Ask your local emergency manager on how to contact and join COAD.
Mobile Apps for Smart Phone Users (downloadable on the internet):
Red Cross - Red Cross emergency shelters throughout the United States, updated every 30 mins.
Florida 511 - Updated information on evacuation routes, road closures, accidents, etc.
FEMA - Locations of Disaster Recovery Centers after a Presidential Disaster Declaration
Catholic Charities of Florida Inc. serves the most vulnerable, advocates for, and empowers people's capacity to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. We accomplish this regardless of race, religion, age, gender or national origin. Recognizing that disasters happen locally and affect communities and individuals alike, we propose to build human capacity and call the community to action.