Emergency Management

The City of Coral Springs Emergency Management Department serves the city’s preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation needs by coordinating information and resources between city departments, partner agencies, volunteer organizations, and the community.

Department Head

Michael Caldaro of Emergency Management

Michael Caldaro

Michael Caldaro currently oversees Emergency Operations for the City of Coral Springs. Caldaro has 40 years of experience working in fire rescue and has been deployed to assist with numerous major disasters including Hurricane Katrina, Haiti Earthquake, Surfside Collapse, and COVID-19. Caldaro is also a FEMA-certified instructor and serves with the SE Florida Region 7 Incident Management Team.

Alert Coral Springs is the city’s emergency notification system. This allows the city to notify residents about potential incidents in their area. These incidents can include but are not limited to: gas leaks, boil water notices, storm information, etc. Residents simply sign up using their home address and contact information.

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You may also opt-in for citywide emergency notifications by by texting keyword AlertCS to 888-777.

The City of Coral Springs is dedicated to helping residents before and after a hurricane. Hurricane Season takes place from June-November, with the peak occurring September-October.

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The department is committed to helping businesses in the community prepare for disasters. According to FEMA almost 40% of small businesses never re-open following a natural disaster with another 25% failing within one year. Many do not realize the substantial costs associated with recovery and the gaps which may exist between insurance and available disaster assistance. The information on this page provides a starting point from which your business can build a more resilient operation. In many cases, being aware of available resources and planning for service disruption can make the difference between a successful recovery and losing it all. Don’t be a statistic, review these resources and get started on your business continuity plan.