South Florida

 

Alliance for Response South Florida is an alliance of artists, museums, archives, libraries, galleries, cultural institutions, and emergency responders in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties focused on communications, training, and networking. We aim to work across all local art and cultural institutions along with the local emergency services to develop mutual understanding in advance of any emergency and/or disaster. AFR South Florida is also a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador for the National Weather Service. For details on this program please visit here.

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AFR South Florida Discussion List

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Co-chairs

Steve Detwiler

Kimberly Bergen

 

Resources Developed by AFR South Florida

Membership Flyer (PDF)

Membership Application

Alliance for Response Strategic Plan 2017-19 (PDF)

COOP Fact Sheet (PDF)

 

ESF 18

AFR South Florida has been incorporated into the ESF 18 (Business & Industry) Annex of the Miami-Dade County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.

 

Operation Heritage Tabletop Exercise

September 3, 2014

The objectives of these exercises were to evaluate the AFR members individual plans/procedures, encourage collaboration among members and strengthen the relationship of the Alliance for Response with the Office of Emergency Management.  The exercise participants included numerous institutions to include Barry University, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, the Wolfsonian, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Science Museum, the Historic Homestead Townhall Museum and the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management.

 

Operation Heritage Tabletop Exercise AAR (PDF)

 

Miami Alliance for Response Kick-off Forum

June 12, 2013

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Agenda (PDF)

Summary

Speaker Biographies (PDF)

Planning Committee (PDF)

Participant List (PDF)

 

PowerPoint Presentations

The Power of Partnerships, Lori Foley, Heritage Preservation

Miami Dade Emergency Response Community & a Role for Cultural Heritage Organizations, Curtis Sommerhoff, Miami-Dade Emergency Management and Cathie Perkins, Miami-Dade Emergency Management

The Cultural Landscape of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, Michael Spring, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Disaster Preparedness from the State and Federal Perspective, Bob Seibert, Disaster Recovery Bureau, Florida Division of Emergency Management

Art in the Aftermath of a Hurricane: Conservation and art recovery after Hurricane Andrew (Miami, 1992) and Hurricane Sandy (New York, 2012), Rustin Levenson, Rustin Levenson Art Conservation Associates

Hurricane Risk in South Florida, Max Mayfield, Hurricane Specialist, WPLG-TV/, formerly of the National Hurricane Center

 

PowerPoint presentations are not for publication.


Solar Eclipse Viewing on August 21st in Miami-Dade County

August 8, 2017

On Monday, August 21st Miami-Dade County will experience a partial solar eclipse.  This is the first time since 1918 that a solar eclipse has crossed […]

AFR South Florida Strategic Plan

July 10, 2017

The Alliance for Response South Florida (formerly Alliance for Response Miami) 2017-2019 Strategic Plan is now available to view.

May 25th Meeting Summary

June 14, 2017

The May 25, 2017 meeting summary is available to view here.

Weather-Ready Nation #SafePlaceSelfie

March 23, 2017

#SafePlaceSelfie is a grass roots campaign as part of NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation to get individuals, businesses, and all organizations ready, responsive, and resilient to extreme […]

Miami-Dade Local Mitigation Strategy Bulletin, March 2016 & LMS Quarterly Meeting Notes

March 17, 2017

You can find the Miami-Dade County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Bulletin for March 2016 here. Notes from the Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Quarterly Meeting are […]


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