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Hurricane Katrina News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE KATRINA
STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
September 5, 2005: afternoon

***The information below represents the best available information at the time of this release. Floridians are encouraged to contact their local authorities for additional information as it becomes available.***

Shelters

Shelter totals reflect that general and special needs shelters may coincide.

  • 13 General Shelters, Population: 768
    • Escambia: 1 Shelters, Population 150
    • Okaloosa: 1 Shelter, Population 174
    • Walton: 1 Shelter, Population 40
    • Holmes: 1 Shelter, Population: 1
    • Washington: 1 Shelter, Population 59
    • Jackson: 1 Shelter, Population 0
    • Bay: 2 Shelter, Population 224
    • Leon: 1 Shelter, Population 81
    • Bradford: 1 Shelter, Population 0
    • Lake: 1 Shelter, Population 33
    • Pinellas: 1 Shelter, Population 6
    • Broward: 2 Shelter, Population 0
  • No patients currently in Special Needs Shelters

For additional information pertaining to shelters, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Law Enforcement and Military Support

Florida National Guard: 593

  • Florida: 132
  • Louisiana: 35
  • Mississippi: 424

Florida Law Enforcement: 701 deployed to Mississippi

School Closures

  • All schools in Florida are now open.

Transportation

Road/Bridge Closures

Guf County

  • S.R. 31E (Stumphole)
Tolls

  • All tolls have been reinstated

Airports Closed

  • All Florida airports are fully operational

Boil Water Notices

  • Santa Rosa:
    Navarre Beach
  • Gulf
    Lighthouse Utilities
  • Miami-Dade:
    KOA Miami South, SW 162 Ave, Miami
    Americana Village, SW 180 Ave ,Miami
    Jones Mobile Home Park, NW 185th Street, Miami

For county specific information pertaining to areas under boil water advisories, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Fatalities Confirmed by Medical Examiner

Total hurricane related fatalities confirmed statewide by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement:  12

  • Broward County: 6
  • Miami-Dade: 6

Federal Disaster Aid: FEMA-1602-DR

President Bush granted Florida a Presidential Disaster Declaration on August 28, 2005, providing Public Assistance for:

  • Broward
  • Miami-Dade
  • Monroe

For more information, please visit www.FloridaDisaster.org.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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