The more recent
hurricanes and threats of terrorism encourage us all to act.
Preparing for disasters, help communities by strengthening
response and speeding recovery from emergencies. Recovery efforts
in Seminole County can be a long-term and expensive process for an
area primarily suburban to rural. Preparedness will dramatically
decrease the time spent on response and help citizens to recover
more quickly and efficiently.
from volunteers is vital to making these efforts a reality. It is
all about helping friends and neighbors begin the return to
normalcy after damages from a disaster.
asks that persons consider how they might develop a broader-based
disaster preparedness program throughout their organization. Your
can help your organization plan for disasters in several ways:
disaster response preparedness involvement within your
organization through education, training and information.
information and opportunity for action and training on to your
leaders in our community.
with contact information of interested community and
organizational leaders from your group, who can work with
Seminole HEART in forming local unmet needs committees.
organization’s leadership and expertise with the larger
community through working with us.
Seminole HEART or Emergency Management to meet with you and/or
other leadership for more information.
HEART also asks persons to act now to assist with recovery from
disasters. You can do this by:
organization or group in disaster recovery planning by attending
Seminole HEART meetings.
volunteers to assist in disaster affected areas in Florida.
Seminole HEART to establish plans for donations (including
cleanup time, money, supplies, etc.).
In addition to
these items, you can:
Volunteer Team: to assist in cleaning up flooded homes, or in
rebuilding damaged homes
clothing, appliances, etc.
professional services (counseling, legal advice, medical, etc.)
Assist your local
community in disaster response and recovery by becoming part of a
Seminole HEART unmet needs committee. Any assistance that persons
can provide in helping our organization help the citizens and
guests of our community is greatly appreciated.
Heart - Seminole County - Public Safety Building, 150 Eslinger Way, Sanford, FL 32773