DEO and DEM to Provide One-Stop Business Resource Site for Local Businesses Impacted by Flooding in Broward County
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Florida Division of Emergency Management announced that a One-Stop Business Resource Site will be available this week for local businesses impacted by flash flooding seeking recovery resources. This site is operated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity in partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, CareerSource Florida, and the Florida Small Business Development Center Network.
On April 13, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 23-65, declaring a state of emergency for Broward County due to severe flooding and rainfall. The latest updates on state agency resource deployment are available on the Florida Division of Emergency Management website.
The One-Stop Business Resource Site will open Monday, April 17 at 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., and be open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 18. Staff will be available to assist businesses and employees with services like the Business Damage Assessment Survey, Business Continuity Planning, and job search assistance.
Park and Ride Lot in the NW Quadrant of I95 and Broward Blvd (Enter off on Broward Blvd)
216 NW 22nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
All businesses affected by the flooding are encouraged to complete the Business Damage Assessment Survey to inform recovery efforts for local, state, and federal officials.
The Business Emergency Operations Center has been activated to respond to business and industry concerns. Call the Private Sector Hotline at 850-815-4925 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or email ESF18@EM.MyFlorida.com with questions about business recovery from the flooding.
Have additional questions? The City’s Economic Development team is available to help guide you through storm recovery. If you have been negatively impacted, please call the Office of Communications, Marketing & Economic Development at 954.921.3620, or for business recovery resources visit, https://lnkd.in/eDGsFV-N.