The Osceola County Emergency Management website is available to ensure convenient availability of emergency management information to local government, public and private entities, and especially citizens and families, with the intent of supporting efforts in protection/ prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation through community partnerships.
A multi-year project to updateflood risks and develop detailed, digital flood hazard maps is nearing completion. As a result, property owners throughout Osceola County will have up-to-date and reliable information about their flood risk and property owners may learn that their risk is higher, or lower, than they thought.
More information available soon.
Osceola County Flood Insurance Rate Maps Changing
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Below is a list of thing that you can do to achieve your goal this month. Choose at least one, and complete it.
Have a phone with a cord and a car charger for your cell phone standing by in case of a power failure.
Develop a plan for how your family will stay in touch during a disaster.
Program In Case of Emergency (ICE) numbers into all family cell phones.
Today we have more ways to speak with one another than ever before. We are used to staying in touch with cell phones, Internet, and email, but disasters can change things. These devices may not be available. Cell phone towers quickly become overloaded with people trying to reach friends and family. If the power is out at your home, cordless phones, Internet, and email will not work either.