DISASTER RESOURCES

Florida League of Cities


The Florida League of Cities is committed to providing our members with tools, resources and information to help ensure cities and their residents are safe and protected during natural disasters and emergencies.


This page contains resources for cities to refer to before, during and after a disaster. If a member city has any questions, please contact Jeff Branch at jbranch@flcities.com or 850.222.9684.


Statewide and Local Emergency Orders

Emergency Declarations & Orders

Examples of local emergency declarations and orders from Florida’s cities regarding COVID-19 

COVID-19 Ordinances & Policies

Examples of local ordinances and policies from Florida’s cities regarding COVID-19 

Executive Order Example - COVID-19

Example of an emergency executive order from a Florida city related to COVID-19  

Executive Order Example -Tropical Storm

Example of an emergency executive order from a Florida city related to a Tropical Storm 

Template - Local Emergency Executive Order

This document can be used as a template for issuing an emergency executive order.

Template - Local Emergency Executive Order Extension

This document can be used as a template for extending an emergency executive order.

Template - Local Emergency Executive Order Cancellation

This document can be used as a template for cancelling an emergency executive order. 

Mutual Aid Agreements

Example - Local Law Enforcement Mutual Aid

Agreement between the City of Temple Terrace and the University of South Florida.

Example - Local Law Enforcement Mutual Aid

Agreement between the City of Temple Terrace and the City of Plant City.

Example - Local Law Enforcement Mutual Aid

Agreement between the City of Temple Terrace and the City of Tampa.

Example - Local Law Enforcement Mutual Aid

Agreement between the City of Temple Terrace and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. 

National Incident Management System (NIMS) – Guideline for Mutual Aid

Overview of types of mutual aid agreements, key elements of mutual aid agreements and operational plans.

Florida Division of Emergency Management Mutual Aid Branch Standard Operating Guide

Provides insight into Florida’s existing Mutual Aid Programs.

National Incident Management Systems Outline & Guiding Principles

Overview of the NIMS guiding principles, framework and incident coordination structure.

Florida State Agency Key Contacts 

Recent Statewide Executive Orders