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Florida Division of Emergency Management

State-level agency in Florida, United States

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The Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is charged with maintaining a comprehensive statewide program of emergency management. The division ensures that Florida is prepared to respond to emergencies, recover from them, and mitigate their impacts. DEM is responsible for the State Emergency Response Team (SERT) which is composed of various intergovernmental entities, volunteers, and the private sector. The division coordinates the efforts of the Federal Government with other departments and agencies of state government, with county and municipal governments and school boards, and with private agencies that have a role in emergency management. The Director is appointed by the Governor of Florida, and serves as an agency head. Jared Moskowitz currently serves as the Director. He was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis in January 2019.

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DOH cuts dies with Quest Diagnostics [Video]

DOH cuts dies with Quest Diagnostics

The Florida Department of Health and the Florida Division of Emergency Management are severing all ties with Quest Diagnostics after Quest’s failure to follow Florida law and report all COVID-19..

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 02:18Published
All state-supported COVID-19 testing sites temporarily closing ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias [Video]

All state-supported COVID-19 testing sites temporarily closing ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

Ahead of the impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that all state-supported COVID-19 testing sites will temporarily close at 5 p.m. on..

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 01:41Published

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