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Hurricane Information

Updated 10/14/2017

The Office of Emergency Management is coordinating hurricane response and recovery efforts for the Department of the Interior. Find the latest updates, links, documents and other resources.

Federal Resources and Information

  • Hurricane response and recovery work can be hazardous. Interior employees should be aware of the dangers involved and proper safety precautions. Use this Safety Guide to prepare and prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. 
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security, is the lead agency for the federal response to severe weather emergencies.
  • For information about tropical weather that may be affecting an area near you, please visit the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The NHC issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of tropical weather.
  • USA.gov provides links to the latest available information on relief and response, including storm preparedness, helping survivors, and other resources.
  • Check these special web pages of hurricane response information and updates from the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Geological Service.

Special Policies 

The Department of the Interior and other federal agencies have issued special memorandums and policies to enable flexibility and swift response to the hurricanes impacting Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Check the special hurricane policies page to stay up to date.

 

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View of storm clouds over island and ocean from space with words "Maria Atlantic"
Find out the latest updates on Hurricane Maria.
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Women looking at a swollen river with storm debris.
As a Department of the Interior (DOI) employee you can take the initiative to assist with the Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria recovery efforts. The DOI Office of Emergency Management is working in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide needed support for response and recovery efforts.
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Circular storm clouds over ocean seen from space.
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Blue hue view of storm clouds over ocean from space with words "Irma Atlantic"
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Blue hued view of storm clouds over land and ocean from space with words "Harvey Gulf of Mexico"
Find out the latest updates on Hurricane Harvey.