Pasco Economic Development Council | 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 107 | Lutz, FL 33558

Disaster Planning

Pasco County is made up of thousands of businesses, both large and small.  Should Pasco County be affected by a major disaster, Pasco Economic Development Council is here to assist businesses with recovery, assistance programs, and information.  Pasco EDC is the official liason to connect Pasco County businesses with Federal, State, and local government agencies and programs.  To ensure adequate support, Pasco EDC will coordinate with the five chambers of commerce to identify staff and alternates for the Emergency Operations Center and for the Business Disaster Recovery Center.

Emergency Resources

Florida Emergency Management Association


Business Damage? Report it Now.

Report to Pasco County  Report to the State

Florida Disaster Fund

Learn More

Resources for Your Business  (Response & Recovery)

Florida Disaster Biz 

Florida Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Recovery assistance  Florida Small Business Resource Network

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 

Small business insurance assistance Florida Department of Insurance

Temporary assistance to keep workforce intact Florida Short Time Compensation for Employers Program 

Apply for disaster assistance FEMA (Apply for disaster assistance) 

Economic Injury Disaster Loan  SBA: U.S. Small Business Administration (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) 

Waive tax fees IRS Excise Tax

Stay Up to Date

Sign up for Alert Pasco and download the My Pasco App for county updates.

Know Your Evacuation Zone

Interactive Evacuation Zone Map


Pasco County Resources

2022 disaster guide

Pasco County's 2022 Disaster Preparedness Kit

How to Make a Disaster Preparedness Kit



Keep in mind that the Pasco County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) can provide assistance in developing both your hurricane procedures and staff training program.  We encourage you to review the Pasco OEM website which has some very useful and informative information.

In case of disaster, it is vital for Pasco EDC to have records regarding the personnel authorized to be on your site during recovery operations as well as advance knowledge of special needs your business may require. 

Complete the Business Critical Contact Information Form Now

Disaster Planning
Turner Arbour
Senior Economic Development Manager

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Toll free: (888) 60-PASCO | (888-607-2726)
Telephone: 813-536-9834
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