Preparedness Education & Outreach

Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management is prepared to help keep you and your family safe no matter what the disaster. However, it’s important that we all do our part to prepare for disaster.

Whether the threat is man-made, or a natural hazard such as lightning, tornado, wildfire, flood, a pandemic, hurricane or other tropical storm, preparedness is key to reacting and recovering from a disaster.

Tools to Help You Prepare

The following videos, printable guides, and online resources will help you get your family ready for any disaster.

General Preparedness Videos and Information

  • Lesson 3: Staying Informed
    Sign up and be in the know when emergencies happen in Hillsborough County? Join HCFL Alert.
  • Lesson 4: Transportation in Emergencies
    Remember always Turn Around, Don’t Drown when driving through flood roadways. If your family may need transportation to a shelter, visit for evacuation routes.

Hurricane Preparedness Videos and Information

Printable Guides

Online Resources

Additional Information

Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for planning and coordinating actions to prepare, respond, and recover from natural or man-made disasters in Hillsborough County. The Office also provides many services, including public education. For more information from Emergency Management call (813) 272-6600 or use this request form.