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 will be 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.
Discard food if the temperature in your refrigerator exceeds 40 degrees for more than 2 hours.
Stay away from downed power lines and anything they are in contact with such as fences or buildings.
Never drive over downed power lines; they may be energized.
Never use charcoal or gas grills inside a structure. You may be overcome by carbon monoxide.
If you must use candles, be sure to use them safely. Never leave candles burning unattended.
Disasters change things. When an emergency happens you may have to decide what to do very quickly, while you are worrying about what might happen. By planning ahead, it will be easier to make the right decisions when the worst happens.
The goal of the EM Specialist / IMT training is to establish an identified group of individuals trained in emergency management and incident command skills that can be activated to assist during complex or extended emergency incidents. Training will consist of quarterly incident command & emergency management based sessions.