If you need help or advice during Hurricane Irma where do you turn? To the groups and people below once you’ve written down your personal insurance companies’ phone numbers – property, auto and health.

  • Call 911: For any situation that requires immediate action
  • Call 511: Travel information, including info on road and bridge closures, toll suspensions and major evacuation routes: FL511.com
  • Florida disaster updates: www.floridadisaster.org
  • Florida Emergency Information Line: (800) 342-3557
  • Find a hurricane shelter: Text the word “shelter” and your zip code to 4-FEMA (43362)
  • Report price gouging: Florida’s price gouging hotline is (866) 9-NO-SCAM
  • Federal disaster assistance: (800) 621-FEMA (3362); TTY (800) 462-7585; www.fema.gov
  • Low-interest loans and business help: Offered through SBA disaster assistance loans, https://www.sba.gov/loans-grants
  • Insurance questions about policies: Florida CFO’s free Insurance Consumer Helpline is (877) 693-5236
  • American Red Cross: (800) HELP-NOW or www.redcross.org
  • Salvation Army: (800) SAL-ARMY or www.salvationarmy.org