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Hurricane Ian Recovery

Information and Assistance

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

Questions and information, or to report non-emergency hurricane-related information (e.g. water main breaks, well-being checks):
Dial 3-1-1 or call (239) 574-0425, Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Property Tax Relief due to Hurricane Ian
On December 16, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law section 197.3181 Florida Statutes, which provides for a prorated refund of property taxes for residential dwellings rendered uninhabitable by Hurricane Ian. The information provided by the Florida Department of Revenue below is intended to help homeowners better understand the statute and eligibility requirements.
--> View "A Florida Homeowner's Guide: Property Tax Relief for Hurricanes Ian and Nicole" (printable PDF).

Hurricane Ian Deductible Assistance Program
As of late January 2023, staff has started processing hurricane deductible applications received before the December 9 application deadline. Applicants will be contacted on an individual basis. 

FWC Hurricane Ian Vessel Hotline - Call (850) 488-5600, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Report displaced or damaged vessels on Florida waters by calling this FWC hotline. Callers should be prepared to provide the vessel’s registration number, current location, and detailed description. Click here for more details and boat owner options.

Florida Storm Relief - How to Recover from a Storm - This website highlights resources available through the state’s public and private partners and faith-based organizations. Here, you can find a step-by-step checklist for Floridians recovering from Hurricane Ian and other resources available for impacted Floridians.

Individual Assistance:

To check your FEMA application status or get more information about available resources, visit

More Individual Assistance Resources:

Mental Health Assistance:

  • National Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 - This 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline is dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.  This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the U.S. and its territories. Call or text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
  • NAMI Helpline: 1-800-950-6264 or text 9-8-8
  • United Way: Call 2-1-1

Business Assistance:

Other Resources: