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Emergency Preparedness/Evacuation

The City of Tampa maintains an Office of Emergency Management (OEM) that leads the city in emergency planning, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery for major natural and human-caused disasters. Local government is the first line of defense for citizens confronting the impacts of a disaster. The OEM provides key coordination and leadership to city departments, stakeholders, residents, businesses, and visitors to respond to and assist with getting back to "normal" in their times of need. Learn more about the OEM...