Resources for Members Impacted By Hurricane Ian

AFSCME Florida is committed to providing all the available information, tools and resources members need to survive, stay safe and recover from Hurricane Ian. 

For Members Impacted: Sims Crane and Equipment, 1901 Benchmark Ave., Ft. Myers, FL  33905 (off of I-95 and MLK Blvd) is a staging location in Ft. Myers where union members and their families can go and get the essential supplies. The South Florida Maritime Trades Council delivered a shipping container full of water, tarps, flashlights, food, clothing and more. Contact Deborah Dion at the South Florida AFL-CIO for information at 305-733-6678.

Here are vital resources for anyone involved with cleanup and recover efforts. 

PDF icon Protecting Yourself While Cleaning Up Debris – NIEHS

PDF icon Protecting Yourself While Helping Others – NIEHS

PDF icon Keeping Workers Safe during Disaster Cleanup and Recovery – OSHA

PDF icon Disaster Survivor Checklist – FEMA

PDF icon FEMA Inspection Process - FEMA

To Donate Supplies: In Miami, United Teachers of Dade (UTD) has been serving as a hub for collecting needed items like water, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, clothes, blankets, toiletries, baby goods, batteries & radios, flashlights and other supplies that folks are in immediate need for. You can drop off items from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the week at 5553 Fairway Drive, Miami Springs, FL 33166. There is also a dropbox in the back of the building for evenings and weekends. If you have any questions, call Michael Molnar at UTD at 305-951-4000.