The closed state parks include all 11 in Monroe County, which includes the Florida Keys, the six parks in Lee County and all the facilities in Collier, Hardee and Highlands counties.
"DEO is working with local CareerSource Florida workforce boards across the state to connect dislocated job seekers with cleanup opportunities", said Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Cissy Proctor in a press release. Governor Scott warns there could be more storms coming.
Irma struck the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on September 10 and made a second landfall at Marco Island as a Category 3 storm, before weakening as it moved up the Florida peninsula.
Citing projected losses in the range of $25 billion to $50 billion from Irma, Fitch Ratings said the property losses will test the reinsurance market, which provides backup coverage for the property insurers.
Hurricane Irma was the most intense hurricane to be detected in the Atlantic since Hurricane Dean 10 years ago.
The Fitch report also noted the rise of new insurance companies since Florida's record 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons.
"The big thing now is let's all remember we're in hurricane season", Scott says.
FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program estimates insured residential flood loss under the program will be around $5 billion to $8 billion. County dollar estimates were not available.
"We've got a lot of work to do", Burt said.
From there, he made his way to South Florida where he caught up with a congressional delegation including Sen.
Large numbers of people in the badly-damaged Florida Keys as well as those in southwest Florida are still in the dark.
There are 23,000 federal flood policies in Jacksonville, one of the areas hardest by the flooding.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management put the official toll at 34, but it excluded eight known deaths in the Keys and eight more in a nursing home in Hollywood, north of Miami.