Disaster Preparedness

Before disaster strikes, it’s important to know your risk, make a plan and stay informed to protect yourself in the event that a natural, man-made or biological hazard event occurs. Pinellas County is here to help.

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Make a Plan

Once you Know Your Risk, you can Make A Plan for how to respond if a hazard is threatening your safety. Who......


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

What is CERT? The Florida Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates residents about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their......


Preparing Pets for Emergencies

Pets are an important part of your family. Making an emergency plan that includes them, especially for hurricane season, is part of......


Pinellas County joins American Flood Coalition

As a part of Pinellas County’s commitment to reducing flooding and making the county more resilient — or able to withstand or......


Emergency Information

In the case of a large-scale emergency in Pinellas County, this page will be updated on an ongoing basis. In the case......


Find the Ready Pinellas App

Ready Pinellas is designed to help residents prepare themselves and their families before, during and after a storm. It is available for free......


Register for Alert Pinellas

Receive free alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for Alert Pinellas, an emergency notification service for Pinellas County,......


Sea Level Rise & Storm Surge Vulnerability Assessment

Overview Sea levels are rising and, as a result, storm surge is becoming more severe. Pinellas County’s unique geography, 590 miles of......