Costs incurred by an evacuee for travel conducted without authorization away from the designated safe haven are the responsibility of the evacuee.
Funding for military and civilian personnel is the responsibility of the parent command.
Remember, civilian authorities cannot authorize entitlements for travel.
Military and civilian employees must contact their commands prior to departure.
Currently Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Admiral Gary Mayes has authorized the evacuations of non-essential active duty military, drilling reservists, and civilian employees of the Department of the Navy and authorized dependents assigned to Navy commands residing in areas under mandatory evacuation orders issued by a civilian authority.
Those counties in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina currently under a mandatory evacuation are: Florida: Brevard Duval Flagler Indian River Martin Nassau Palm Beach Putman St. Lucie Volusia The designated safe haven for individuals south of Interstate 4 is within 100 miles of Tampa, and for those north of Interstate 4 is 150 miles of Tallahassee.
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