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Assistance for Businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma

Governor Scott has activated The Florida Disaster Fund, the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster. The Florida Disaster Fund distributes funds to service organizations that will serve individuals within their communities with disaster response and recovery. Individuals seeking financial assistance should register with FEMA at 800-621-FEMA or

Palm Beach County Business and Industry Unit ESF 18 has asked that all businesses immediately assess any damage that is a direct result of Hurricane Irma. Please send an email regarding your damage to for inclusion in the overall reporting of damage to the county, State and Federal agencies.