Executive Summary

The Florida Division of Emergency Management, Department of Community Affairs Division of Community Planning and Department of Transportation in coordination with the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council developed the Statewide Regional Evacuation Study for the Southwest Florida Region. This report updates the region’s evacuation population estimates, evacuation clearance times and public shelter demand. The study covers Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry Lee and Sarasota Counties and their municipalities.

2020 Update

Kickoff Meeting:

Date Agenda Minutes Meeting Video
09/14/20 Agenda Minutes Meeting Video

Document Resources

GIS Database Download

The Emergency Management Tool Kit includes locally-selected data pertinent to the county emergency management agency. It is meant to be used as a quick reference guide for operations. The Toolkit is For Official Use Only and is not available on this website for public download.

The Storm Tide Atlas provides the storm tide boundaries based on the new SLOSH Analysis including the boundaries of the Coastal High Hazard Area (CHHA). It is provided in several formats including GIS files, PDF files and printed copy. There is one Book for each county in the region which has a potential for storm tide flooding.

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