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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Hurricane Preparedness

As we monitor Hurricane Irma, I urge every Floridian to be prepared for potential life threatening impacts of the storm. For help with emergency resources, please contact my office at either (904)354-1652 (Jacksonville), (850) 558-9450 (Tallahassee), or (202) 225-0123 (Washington, DC). You can also find me on Facebook and on Twitter at @RepAlLawsonJr. Below are helpful contact numbers and websites to help you prepare:

Important Numbers:

FEMA Disaster Assistance: (800) 621-3362
Florida Help Line: 211
Florida Power and Light: (800) 468-8243
State Volunteer and Donations: (800) 354-3571
American Red Cross: (904) 358-8091
Price Gouging Hotline: (866) 966-7226

Emergency Numbers

Emergency: 911
Duval Sherriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (904) 630-0500
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (850) 997-2523
Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (850) 627-9233
Leon County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (850) 606-3300
Madison County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (850) 973-4151
Baker County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (904) 259-2231
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (386) 362-2222
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency: (386) 752-9212

Emergency Management:

Madison County Emergency Management:(850) 973-3698
Baker County Emergency Management: (904) 259-6111
Leon County Emergency Management:(850) 488-5921
Duval County Emergency Management:(904) 630-2472
Gadsden County Emergency Management:(850) 875-8642
Jefferson County Emergency Management: (386) 792-6647
Hamilton County Emergency Management: (386) 792-6647
Columbia County Emergency Management:(386) 752-8787

Social Media outlets:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):
Twitter: @NOAA

Florida Division of Emergency Management:
Twitter: @FLSERT

Florida Department of Transportation:
Twitter: @MyFDOT

Radio Stations

Florida Public Radio Emergency Network:

Jacksonville – 89.9 WJCT-FM

Tallahassee – 88.9 WFSU-FM


Florida Division of Emergency Management:

2017 Disaster Survival Guide:

Emergency Alerts Sign up:

After the storm:
If you’d like to volunteer or help with recovery efforts, you can sign up here.

As always, remember that my office is open and available to assist you.

Stay Safe,