As we are heading into our 2019 Hurricane Season...

Are you prepared?

Before, During and After:

211 HelpLine provides information on services for your everyday needs and in times of crisis. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 882-2991

The National Hurricane Center emphasizes that it only takes one storm to change your life and community.

211 HelpLine - partners with emergency management services and local agencies in Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast to get you the information needed to prepare, endure, and recover from adverse events.      

Be prepared. We encourage all individuals, families, organizations and businesses to take stock, plan and get prepared.  

Hurricane Preparation Quick Info Guides:

Thank you to former Representative Joseph Abruzzo and his staff

(The information contained in these guides is still relevant- until the next  edition is made available)

Palm Beach County Hurricane Preparation Guide- English

Palm Beach County Hurricane Preparation Guide- Spanish/Español

Palm Beach County Hurricane Preparation Guide- Creole/Kreyòle



To learn more about programs and services to help with:

Ideas for Small Buisnesses & Nonprofits


 Create A Hurricane Kit Today!

Tomorrow May Be Too Late...

Place the following items in a a sturdy, easy-to-carry water resistant container.  Have enough supplies for at least three days.

  • Water (one gallon per person per day) and ready-to-eat non-perishable foods such as tuna, peanut butter, canned fruit, and juice boxes.
  • A manual can opener and cooking utensils.
  • A battery powered radio or television able to receive HDTV signals, and plenty of batteries.
  • A first aid kit and reference guide
  • Prescription and non-prescription medicines, eye glasses, contact lenses, and hearing aid batteries.
  • Copies of important documents such as a drivers' licenses, birth certificates, insurance policies, and social security cards
  • Cash - ATMs, debit cards or credit cards won't work when the power is out.
  • Extra clothing and blankets.
  • Special items for infants, elderly or disabled family members.
  • Emergency tools.
  • Extra home and car keys.
  • Food and water for your pets.


From the American Red Cross website



Other Helpful tips

Hurricane Recovery - Cleaning Up The Mess  
Having designed this booklet a few years ago, there is still some timeless information for you.

Disaster Prep & Recovery

Florida Homeowner Handbook

Hurricane Preparedness & Recovery

The Disaster Handbook

Treating Damaged Trees & Palms


Please see the Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) Guide from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) for an overview of how Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) works and what advocates, elected officials, and service providers can do to reduce hunger and food insecurity before, during, and after a disaster