Office of Emergency Management
Stay informed when emergencies happen. The City of Houston offers AlertHouston, an emergency notification system that can let you know what is occuring, and what to do. Sign up at houstonemergency.org/alerts.
State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry
Would you need assistance in a disaster? The State of Texas offers a service that allows Texans who need help in an emergency to register for help. Call 211 or visit texasstear.org.
Preparing for Hurricane Season
The Atlantic Hurricane season is June 1 - November 30th. Houston is one of the most hurricane-prone areas in the United States. Residents should take steps to prepare ahead of time for hurricane season.
Pets Deserve an Emergency Plan, Too!
Have you included the needs of of your furry friends in your emergency plan? Check out these recommendations from OEM that help prepare your pets for disasters.
Make the Call
Terrorism continues to be a threat to Houston. While our law enforcement agencies work digilently every day to help prevent terrorist attacks, you can be part of the solution. Learn more at iwatchhouston.org.
Run. Hide. Fight ®
When an Active Shooter situation occurs, it's important to know what you can do to keep yourself safe. The City of Houston has pioneered an initiative to teach residents about the steps they can take if confronted with this type of threat.
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