United Way of Broward County


Hurricane preparedness is one of the most important safety precautions citizens can take in Broward County. South Floridians should know their vulnerability and what actions they can take to reduce the effects of these devastating storms.

Here is some valuable information that can be used to save the lives of our own fmaily, friends and neighbors.

The Official Broward County Hurricane Preparedness Guide
This guide provides local maps, telephone numbers, website addresses and other useful information that will help ensure your safety this hurricane season. To download the guide, click here.

United Way of Broward County's Role During a Natural Disaster
During a disaster, United Way of Broward County focuses on voluntary services to support community relief efforts. If a devastating hurricane strikes, United Way of Broward County will begin raising funds for immediate local response, and its physical downtown location, the Ansin Building, can also serve as a Volunteer Reception Center.


Additional Resources

  • For more information on hurricane preparedness, call the Broward County Call Center at 954-831-4000. In the event that Broward County is directly faced with an incoming hurricane, the Hurricane Hotline will be activated. You can reach the hotline by dialing   3-1-1.
  • Protect your family this hurricane season by following Broward County's 10 Step Family Plan. Click here.
  • Make sure you have everything you need before a hurricane strikes by following Broward County's Hurricane Kit Shopping Guide. Click here.
  • The medical provider at the Special Medical Needs Shelters has changed. New applications are needed. For more information, click here.