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Disaster Preparedness

In the event of a hurricane or other disaster, The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority will take action that allows us to protect our tenants and property to the extent possible. It is very important that you stay informed of hurricane activity. Follow the instructions provided by law enforcement, elected officials, and other professionals regarding evacuation and other safety measures before, during, and after a hurricane. The information below is provided to assist you in preparing for a hurricane or other natural disaster.

Please visit the following for more information:

Emergency Contact Phone Numbers

  • Police, Sheriff, Fire, Ambulance, Highway Patrol: 911
  • Utility Company (Gulf Power): 800-225-5797
  • Natural Gas Company (Okaloosa Gas): 850-729-4700
  • Waste Management: 850-862-7141
  • Health Department: 850-833-9245
  • Panhandle Animal Welfare Society: 850-244-0196
  • Mosquito Control: 850-651-7394
  • FEMA: 800-525-0321 or 800-660-8005
  • Red Cross: Fort Walton Beach – 850-314-3016
  • Red Cross: Crestview – 850-682-3356
  • FL Dept. of Emergency Management: 850-413-9900
  • Citizen Information Line when EOC is activated: 850-651-7583
  • Okaloosa County Emergency Management: 850-651-7150