The Emergency Management team is responsible for developing, coordinating and leading the City’s Emergency Management Program, enabling effective preparation for, and efficient response to, emergencies and disasters in order to save lives, reduce human suffering and reduce property loss.

To accomplish this mission, the Emergency Management team:

  • Develops plans and procedures to ensure the highest levels of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Maintains a comprehensive, risk-based, multi-hazard emergency management and training program.
  • Coordinates Federal, State and Local resources for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery operations.

The City of Lake Worth Beach does not operate any shelters during or after the storm, please make use of county facilities as shown on this map. Also please take note of your evacuation zone and be ready if an evacuation order is given.

The Pet Friendly Shelter is located inside the West Boynton Recreational Center at 6000 Northtree Blvd., Lake Worth, FL 33463 and is only available to Palm Beach County residents who reside in a mandatory evacuation zone, in a mobile home, or in sub-standard housing. Proof of residency will be required.

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