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Dear Friends,

      Hurricane Irma has passed our area, but the after effects will linger for sometime. In trying times like these we need to lean on each other and help our neighbors if we are able. For those who are without power, they may not be able to receive this information, so please share by word of mouth.

Please see below for information on free water distribution and hot meals.

For the most up to date hurricane information and recovery efforts :

Broward County’s Emergency Hotline is open 24/7- call 311 or (954) 831-4000. Visit Broward County online, on Twitter, and on Facebook.

  • Broward.org/Hurricane
  • Twitter@ReadyBroward
  • Subscribe to AlertBroward
  • Facebook@BrowardEMD

Resident Assistance:

     The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has added Broward County to the list of counties eligible for individual assistance. That means homeowners with damage that is documented can apply for funding from FEMA. Information on eligibility criteria and the types of assistance available can be found at disaster assistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362. Residents without internet access can use the computers at Broward County libraries to register for FEMA Individual Assistance.

 

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County, along with several local municipal, has opened four Water Points of Distribution (PODs) sites. The hours of operation are subject to change depending on the supply of water and the needs of the local community. The distribution is limited to one (1) case of water per vehicle. The locations and hours of operations are:

  • CB Smith Regional Park, 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines, Fla 33028 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Howard C. Forman Human Services Campus, 851 Poinciana Dr., Pembroke Pines, Fla. 33025 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • McTyre Park, 3501 S.W. 56 Ave., West Park, Fla. 33023 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Patrick Mell Park, 2901 S.W. 52 St., Dania Beach, Fla 33312 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information: Rumor control: 311 or (954) 831-4000. Website: broward.org/hurricane

 

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