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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2005
CONTACT: Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
November 3, 2005: morning

***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:

General Shelters: 15, Population: 1,807

  • Brevard: 1 Shelter, Population 7
  • Broward: 4 Shelters, Population 921
  • Collier: 1 Shelter, Populations 12
  • Hendry: 1 Shelters, Population 147
  • Lee: 1 Shelters, Population 42
  • Martin: 1 Shelter, Population 39
  • Miami-Dade: 1 Shelter, Population 169
  • Monroe: 2 Shelters, Population: 28
  • Palm Beach: 3 Shelters, Population 442

Food, Water and Ice: 123 Trucks shipped to Points of Distribution today:

  • Water: 63 Trucks
  • Ice:  45 Trucks
  • Food: 15 Trucks
  • Tarps: 0 Truck
  • Note: Logistics will be supporting DRC and Food Stamp locations

Tarps

  • 56 Trucks shipped to date to impacted communities

Law Enforcement and Military Support

  • Florida National Guard: 1,150
  • Law Enforcement Officers: 582

Transportation

Airports:

CLOSED: None

Open for emergency or storm recovery flights only

  • Airglades, (21S), Hendry County
  • Labelle Municipal (X14), Hendry County
  • Homestead ARB (HST), Miami-Dade County

Tolls Suspended:

  • Florida Turnpike northbound and southbound from the the Northwest 57th Avenue (Red Road) interchange (Exit 42) Miami-Dade County to the Three Lakes mainline toll plaza at Milepost 236, south of Kissimmee, in Osceola County
  • Sawgrass Expressway northbound and southbound in Broward County

Boil Water Notices:

  • Brevard:
    • Lighthouse Cove
    • Wingate Reserve Subdivision
    • Breezeway Trailer Park
    • South Shores Utility Assn
  • Charlotte:
    • I-75 Weigh Station
    • Babcock Wilderness Adventures
    • Cross Roads Wilderness Institute
    • Murdock Transportation Facility
    • Pelican Perch RV Park
  • Collier:
    • Bonita Bay East
    • Calusa Pines GC
    • Collier County Utilities (isolated areas)
    • Centerpoint Community Church
    • Childrens House
    • Cypress House
    • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
  • Glades:
    • Farm-Op (North and South Labor Camp)
    • Fisheating Creek Campground
    • The Loftis Corp.
    • Whisper RV park
  • Hendry:
    • Oak Hammock
    • Palm and Pines MHP
    • South Shore Water Assn.
    • Turkey Run Subdivision
    • Wilson’s Labor Camp
  • Highlands:
    • Greenbriar Sod Farms
    • Lake Letta Mobile Home Court
    • Sun Pure
  • Indian River:
    • El Capitan Mobile Home Park
    • Riverview Trailer Park
    • Royal Oaks Mobile Home Park
    • Silverwood Trailer Park
    • Sunset Mobile Home Park
  • Lee:
    • Florida Farm Development Housing
    • Caloosahatchee Regional Park
    • Cayo Costa State Park
  • Martin:
    • St. Lucie Mobile Village
  • Miami-Dade:
    • Americana Village
    • Creative Year Day care
    • Everglades Academy and Youth Center
    • Jones Trailer Park
    • KOA South
    • Montessori Day School
    • Redland Middle School
    • Redland MHP
    • Silver palm MHP
    • Univ. of Fla. Tropical Research Center
  • Monroe:
    • Buttonwood Shores Subdivision in Key Largo
  • Palm Beach:
    • Gramercy Park
    • Manalapan
    • Mangonia Park
    • Pahokee
    • Riviera Beach
    • South Bay

Fatalities Confirmed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement: 26

  • Broward: 5
  • Collier: 7
  • Hillsborough: 1
  • Miami-Dade: 7
  • Palm Beach: 3
  • St. Johns: 1
  • St. Lucie: 2

Hotlines for Emergency Information and Relief:

  • American Red Cross Information Hotline: 1-866-GET-INFO or 1-866-438-4636
  • Army Corps of Engineers Operation Blue Roof: 1-888-Roof-Blu
  • Elder Services Hotline: 1-800-963-5337
  • FEMA Disaster Assistance Hotline: 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362), TTY: 1-800-462-7585, or visit www.fema.gov  to register online
  • Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL):1-800-342-3557

Hotlines for Volunteers and Donations

  • Florida Hurricane Relief Fund: 1-800-825-3786 or visit www.flahurricane.org 
  • Florida Volunteer and Donations Hotline: 1-800-FLHELP1
  • American Red Cross Donations Hotline: 1-800-HELP-NOW or visit www.redcross.org 
  • Salvation Army Donation Hotline: 1-800-725-2769

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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