2019 Fantastic Flagler Visitor, Newcomer & Resident Guide 2019_Fantastic_Flagler__Visitor-Newcomer-Resident- - Page 81

FIRST RESPONDER & EMERGENCY SERVICES NATURAL DISTASTER PREPAREDNESS Flagler County residents live with a low crime rate in one of the safest communities in Florida. Local law enforcement includes city police departments serving Bunnell and Flagler Beach, while the Sheriff’s Department serves Palm Coast and the unincorporated areas of Flagler County. Flagler residents receive high-quality fire protection from the Flagler County Emergency Services, the Division of Forestry and fire departments from Palm Coast, Bunnell, Flagler Beach and Marineland. There are also volunteer units in the County. All Emergencies.................................................................911 Bunnell.............................................................386-437-7508 Flagler Beach...................................................386-517-2020 Flagler County Emergency Services...............386-313-4200 Florida Highway Patrol....................................386-736-5350 Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Frequently Used Numbers: Operations.......................................................386-437-4116 Non-emergency..............................................386-313-4911 Volunteers.......................................................386-313-4814 Crime Prevention.............................................386-586-2623 Stay informed with FL AGLER COUNT Y SHERIFF’S OFFICE by downloading the app! DISASTER EMERGENCY NUMBERS First Responder FIRE, POLICE & SHERIFF LAW ENFORCEMENT AT YOUR SERVICE Florida residents need to closely monitor the tropics during peak hurricane season, which is from June 1 to November 30. To help prepare for hurricane season and other natural disasters that could impact this area, Flagler County Emergency Services publishes a Disaster Preparedness Guide each year. Copies are available online at www.flagleremergency.com or in the Flagler County Chamber’s Visitor Center across from the Flagler Palm Coast High School. » » FEMA/Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Assistance, Registration & Housing 800-621-3362 | www.fema.gov » » Flagler Emergency Services 386-313-4911 | For l ocal advisories, watches and warnings, go to www.flagleremergency.com » » Florida Office of Insurance Regulation 800-342-2762 STAY INFORMED & SAFE Do not let severe weather sneak up on you! There are a number of options to receive warnings before a hazardous storm hits. Emergency Notifications - ALERTFLAGLER Flagler County uses a variety of systems to ensure efficient delivery of important emergency information with residents, visitors, and businesses.  ALERTFlagler is a no-cost countywide service that allows subscribers to sign up for a variety of emergency notifications based on their enrolled addresses. This allows subscribers to customize notifications and their delivery method from a variety of choices including phone calls, email, SMS/text message, or through a downloadable app. To enroll, go to www.flagleremergency.com Download the FEMA App at www fema.gov/mobile-app » » Receive alerts from the The National Weather Service for up to five loations. » » Get safety reminders, read tips to survive natural disasters and customize your emergency checklist. » » Locate open shelters and where to talk to FEMA in person or on the photo. Purchase a Weather Alert Radio The National Weather Service operates the All Hazards Weather Alert Radio Network. This service provides a 24-hour broadcast that includes local forecasts, observations, special weather statements, marine data and bulletins from the National Hurricane Center. Weather radios are available at stores such as Publix, Lowes or Home Depot. Fantastic Flagler Visitor, Newcomer & Resident Guide     79