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In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, Franklin County Emergency Management Staff are here to assist you in preparing your family and friends.

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HURRICAINE SEASON IS ON US – BE PREPARED !!!! 

Franklin County is monitoring all activity. As the season progresses Tropical waters are becoming very active. This is the time of year we see more activity.  Franklin County Residents need to be aware of the weather and start being prepared.  Be sure to stay up to date by clicking here or going to Alerts at the top of this page for Warnings, Watches and Advisories.

  • Check your disaster kits
  • Check and Review Emergency Plans
  • Make sure you have all supplies needed for a disaster/hurricane
  • Barrier Islands residents need to have all supplies on hand prior to evacuation being issued
  • Shelter in place residents – get your supplies and disaster plans prior to evacuation
  • When the bridge closes there will be no traffic on or off the barrier islands.
  • Make sure all outside equipment and lawn furniture is stored properly
  • Check your shutters and equipment used to secure your home

With the uncertainly that Tropical Storm Erika could shift more to the West the Franklin County Emergency Management is monitoring all activity. We are asking for all citizens please pay attention to your local weather forecast. This would be the time to go ahead and get your supplies and store anything that might become wind debris, (lawn chairs and etc.) Check your shutters to make sure they work or that you have enough. As the season progresses Tropical waters are becoming very active. This is the time of year we see more activity.  Franklin County Residents need to be aware of the weather and start being prepared.

  • Check your disaster kits
  • Check and Review Emergency Plans
  • Make sure you have all supplies needed for a disaster/hurricane
  • Barrier Islands residents need to have all supplies on hand prior to evacuation
  • Shelter in place residents – get your supplies and disaster plans prior to evacuation
  • When the bridge closes there will be no traffic on or off the barrier islands.
  • Make sure all outside equipment and lawn furniture is stored properly
  • Check your shutters and equipment used to secure your home

 

 

Nixle

Franklin County Emergency Management will be implementing an early warning system for Franklin County.   The system will allow FCEM to send you a warning message to your phone, email or both.  If you have enrolled in the Re-Entry program and provided an email address, we have enrolled you into the Nixle Warning System.  You can also click on the Nixle Logo above and register yourself.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at em1frank@fairpoint.net or 850-653-8977.

 

 

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RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MITIGATION PROGRAM

The Franklin County Emergency Management Office will be accepting applications for the Residential Construction Mitigation Program is an ongoing application until funds are no longer available. Applications and criteria are located below. For more information contact Franklin County Emergency Management office at 850-653-8977.

Criteria for Residential Construction Mitigation Program:

  1. The Homeowner’s residence to be mitigated must be located in Franklin County.
  2. Moderate to low income.
  3. Single family site built home
  4. The applicant’s property which is the subject of the application may not be in mortgage foreclosure or more than 30 days delinquent

Click Here for the
RCMP APPLICATION  or RCMP INCOME REQUIREMENTS