Serving DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee and Polk Counties

Statewide Regional Evacuation Study

The 2010 Statewide Regional Evacuation Study
for the Central Florida Region

The Florida Division of Emergency Management, Division of Community Planning and Department of Transportation in coordination with the Central Florida Regional Planning Council have developed the Statewide Regional Evacuation Study for the Central Florida Region. This report updates the region’s evacuation population estimates, evacuation clearance times, and public shelter demand. The Study was officially released on December 1, 2010, and covers DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, and Polk Counties and their municipalities.

Volume 1

Volume 1 - Executive Summary

Volume 1 - Introduction

Volume 1 Chapter 1 - Regional Demographic and Land Use Analysis

Volume 1 Chapter 2 - Hazards Analysis

Volume 1 Chapter 3 - Behavioral Analysis

Volume 1 Chapter 4 - Vulnerability and Population Analysis

Volume 1 Chapter 5 - Shelter Analysis

Volume 1 Chapter 6 - Evacuation Transportation Analysis

Volume 1 - Glossary

Volume 2

Volume 2 - Regional Behavioral Analysis

Volume 3

Volume 3 - Regional Behavioral Survey Report

Volume 4

Volume 4 - Transportation Analysis

Volume 5

Volume 5 - Transportation Supplementatal Data Report

Volume 6

The Emergency Management Tool Kit includes locally-selected data pertinent to the county emergency management agency. It is meant to be used as a quick reference guide for operations. The Toolkit is For Official Use Only and is not available on this website for public download.

Volume 7

Volume 7 Book 1 - DeSoto Storm Tide Atlas

Volume 7 Book 2 - Highlands and Okeechobee Storm Tide Atlas