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.
Talk with family members to identify your household’s unique needs.
Make a plan to make sure pets are taken care of in a disaster.
If you or someone in your household has a disability, create an evacuation plan that works for them.
Every household is different. Is there an infant or young child in your home? Does someone in your family have a medical condition that requires medication? Do you have a pet? Before disaster strikes, talk to your family about your household’s unique needs. Make a list of special items you may need in a disaster.
Areas along the Muskegon, Hersey, and Middle Branch rivers continue to experience record level flooding due to extraordinary moisture from seasonal snowmelt and spring rains. River levels are currently at 15.57ft and are expected to continue to rise slowly for the next 24-48 hours.