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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2005
CONTACT: Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
November 8, 2005: as of 11:30 a.m.

***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.***

State EOC status: Level 2, partial activation, as of 1700 hours on 11/07/05

Shelters:

General Shelters: 9, Population: 1,298

  • Broward: 1 Shelters, Population 420
  • Collier: 1 Shelter, Population 31
  • Hendry: 1 Shelter, Population 179
  • Lee: 1 Shelter, Population 36
  • Martin: 1 Shelter, Population 32
  • Miami-Dade: 1 Shelter, Population 218
  • Monroe: 1 Shelters, Population: 15
  • Palm Beach: 2 Shelters, Population 366

Logistics Stats: Overnight

  • Water: 9 Truck
  • Ice: 37 Truck
  • Meal trucks

To date: Over 2,200 Trucks

  • Water: Nearly 4 million gallons
  • Ice: Over 31 million pounds
  • Meals: Nearly 3 million meals
  • Tarps: Over 300,000 tarps

Law Enforcement and Military Support

  • Florida National Guard: 154
  • Law Enforcement Officers: 80 (local based)

Transportation

Airports: CLOSED: None

Tolls Suspended: None

Boil Water Notices: as of 11/07

  • Brevard:
    • Breezeway Trailer Park
    • South Shores Utility Assn
  • Charlotte:
    • Babcock Wilderness Adventures
    • Cross Roads Wilderness Institute
    • Murdock Transportation Facility
  • Collier:
    • Collier County Utilities (isolated areas)
    • Centerpoint Community Church
    • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
  • Glades:
    • Sabal Palm Campground
    • Whispering Pines MHP
  • Hendry:
    • Oak Hammock
    • Wilsonís Labor Camp
  • Highlands:
    • Lake Letta Mobile Home Court
  • Indian River:
    • Royal Trailer Park
    • Silverwood Trailer Park
  • Lee:
    • Florida Farm Development Housing
    • Caloosahatchee Regional Park
    • Cayo Costa State park
  • Miami-Dade:
    • Everglades Academy and Youth Center
    • Jones Trailer Park
  • Palm Beach:
    • South Bay

Fatalities Confirmed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement: 34

  • Broward: 5
  • Collier: 11
  • Hillsborough: 1
  • Miami-Dade: 10
  • Palm Beach: 4
  • 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.FLAhurricaneFund.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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