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Alert Franklin

Do you want to stay informed and receive up-to-date emergency and weather notifications? Click on the Alert Franklin icon below to sign up!     Alert Franklin is a mass notification system that allows Franklin County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service to send alerts and warning messages to your phone, email or both.

Franklin County CERT

Franklin County Community Emergency Response Team The CERT concept was developed and implemented by the Los Angeles City Fire Department in 1985. The Whittier Narrows earthquake in 1987 underscored the area-wide threat of a major disaster in California. Further, it confirmed the need for training civilians to meet their immediate needs. Since 1993 when this

Local Mitigation Strategy

Franklin County Florida is threatened by a number of different types of natural, technological, and societal or man-made hazards.  These hazards endanger the health and safety of the population of the county, jeopardize its economic vitality, and imperil the quality of its environment.  Because of the importance of avoiding or minimizing the vulnerability to these

Evacuation Transportation

Do you or a loved one need help evacuating during a disaster? During a hurricane or tropical storm that requires a mandatory evacuation of the county, Franklin County Emergency Management will provide transportation for residents to get to a shelter, all you need to do is apply. To qualify you have to be a resident

Re-Entry Tags

If you are Franklin County Resident and wish to gain entry into Franklin County after a disaster, we ask that you apply for a re-entry tag. Re-entry tags streamline the process of allowing resident to check on their homes and businesses after a disaster. They identify you as a resident of the county so you

Special Needs

What are Special Needs? According to House Bill 7121 passed during the 2006 State Legislature, special needs is defined as “persons who would need assistance during evacuations and sheltering because of physical, mental, cognitive impairment, or sensory disabilities.”  The bill further states: “Each local emergency management agency in the state shall maintain a registry of