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Hurricane Season Resources

The Hurricane Season Resources webpage was developed by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) to provide useful information and links for consumers, media, and other interested parties. It is updated annually in preparation for Florida’s hurricane season of June 1 – November 30 and relevant information is posted during the season as needed. Please note – some of these resources were not developed by the Office, and some links will direct you to websites not maintained by the Office.

Message from Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier


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Press Releases, Orders, and Notices:

  • Office of Insurance Regulation's Emergency Order -- 9/13/2017
  • Governor's Executive Orders
  • Hurricane Irma -- 17-235/September 4, 2017

    Tropical Storm Emily -- 17-204/July 31, 2017

  • Press Releases/Consumer Alerts
  • Consumer Alert: FEMA/NFIP Announce Enhanced Claims Filing Process for Flood Insurance Policyholders Affected by Hurricane Irma - 9/15/2017

    Hurricane Irma -- After Irma, Report Losses Quickly and Protect Yourself from Unlicensed Individuals -- 9/12/2017

    • Consumer Alert: Managing the Post-Storm Insurance Claims Filings Process -- 9/10/2017
    • Patronis and Altmaier Stress Hurricane Irma Preparedness -- 9/9/2017
    • In Case You Missed It...CFO Patronis and Commissioner Altmaier: Florida Insurance Industry Preparing for Hurricane Irma -- 9/7/2017

    Tropical Storm Emily -- Governor Scott Declares a State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Emily -- 7/31/2017

    • Insurance Commissioner Altmaier's Message to Floridians: Prepare Now for the 2017 Hurricane Season -- 5/30/2017

Important Contact Information:

Hurricane Claims Data Information:

Consumer Resources:


Consumer Guides/Videos:
(Developed by the Department of Financial Services)

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH):

FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Resources:

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Resources:

Historical Hurricane Season Resources:

2004 - 2016

Emergency Orders Emergency Rules Executive Orders
Hurricane Summary Reports Informational Memoranda Press Releases

Please note - some of these resources were not developed by the Office, and some links will direct you to websites not maintained by the Office.