12: Business Continuity

History has shown that up to 25 percent of small businesses don’t reopen after large-scale incidents. Listen in to find out what Duval County Emergency Management is doing to pair with the business community to ensure this doesn’t happen to our community. Originally aired July 17, 2013.

11: Recovery

After the incident has occurred and the nation’s attention has moved on from Duval County, it is understood that large amounts of work will still be needed to restore Duval County’s economic, governmental, and social systems to a level of normalcy known prior to the incident. This segment will provide an overview as to the efforts and coordination that will …

10: Mitigation

Mitigation lessens the impacts disasters have on lives and property through hazard avoidance, damage prevention and flood insurance. Mitigation includes: wind proofing critical buildings, elevating flood prone homes and businesses, locating residential and commercial development outside flood zones, and creating wildfire buffers around development in vulnerable areas. Listen in as Duval County Emergency Management offers different ways of mitigating against …

09: JaxCERT

JaxCERT training provides Duval County residents basic disaster-response skills necessary to address the urgent needs of their community when professional first responders and emergency personnel are not immediately available. This segment will outline some of the many benefits of the program and how you can become involved. Originally aired June 26, 2013.

08: Hurricane Preparedness (After Landfall)

You’ve made it through the hurricane with everyone safe and sound. Listen in to make sure everyone stays that way after the storm has left Duval County. Originally aired June 19, 2013.

07: Hurricane Preparedness (During Landfall)

After you’ve made a kit, prepared a family plan and hunkered down to wait out the storm in your home, learn what to do and what not to do when a hurricane is making landfall in Duval County and find out the most common dangers of this time period. Remember, safety is the number one priority. Originally aired June 12, …

06: Shelter Life

In the event that you must evacuate your home and stay in a shelter, there are certain tips available to make the duration of your stay more pleasant. This segment will go into some of the items that should/shouldn’t bring with you and provide a brief overview of shelter life. Originally aired June 5, 2013.

05: Hurricane Preparedness (Prior to Landfall)

The skies are blue and the wind is barely blowing. This is the time to prepare for hurricane season. Learn tips and strategies in this segment to keep your friends and families safe if a storm makes landfall in Duval County. Originally aired May 29, 2013.

04: Evacuation Zones

Today we talk with Captain Billy Estep, interim Director of Emergency Management for the City of Jacksonville, about evacuating your neighborhood or town if a hazardous situation arises. Originally aired May 22, 2013.

03: Building a Kit

A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. Try to assemble your kit well in advance of an emergency. You may have to evacuate at a moment’s notice and take essentials with you. Listen in to hear specifics on the suggested contents of your kit in order to …

02: Making a Plan

Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance. This segment will provide listeners with the importance of having a pre-determined plan for your family in a time of disaster as well as the contents needed to make it effective and where to go to get more information. Originally aired May …

01: Special Needs Registry

The Duval County Emergency Preparedness Division maintains a registry of clients who have been identified as persons with Special Medical Needs. These individuals require assistance during evacuations and sheltering. Listen in to hear specifics on the program and how you or your loved ones can get signed up. Originally aired May 1, 2013.