Not all shelters may be open during a state of emergency. In the event of an evacuation order, monitor news reports or call the Broward CountyEmergency Hotline, 311 or 954-831-4000, for specific shelter openings.
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PLAN A Evacuation - Areas east of Intercoastal Waterway Typically a Category 1-2 hurricane
PLAN B Evacuation - Areas east of U.S. 1 (Federal Highway)Typically a Category 3 or higher hurricane
Those persons located in low lying areas or beside tidal bodies of water should seek shelter elsewhere if conditions warrant. ALL mobile home residents must evacuate in PLAN A and PLAN B. In addition, mobile home residents may be ordered to evacuate if tropical storm conditions warrant.
A pet-friendly shelter operated by the American Red Cross and the Broward County Humane Society is available to residents with pets who either live in an evacuation area, or a mobile home anywhere in Broward County. Pre-registration is required. Call the Humane Society at 954-989-3977.