Public Safety  

Emergency Preparedness

The key to successfully weathering an emergency situation is proper planning and having procedures in place before disaster strikes. The emergency preparedness resources below can assist property owners and managers during times of crisis. The following web links provide information that help to prevent injury and property loss.

Harris County Office of Emergency Management
This site provides valuable information about emergency plans, chemical incidents, ozone alerts, evacuation routes, and links to weather sites. 
www.hcoem.org

City of Houston Emergency Management
In addition to business preparedness, this site has information for making a family disaster plan and planning for persons with special needs.
www.ci.houston.tx.us/OEM/

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Provides information on current terrorist threat levels, active disaster area declarations, emergency procedures, and training information.
www.fema.gov

Houston TranStar
Information on real time traffic conditions, emergency information and transportation projects. Includes helpful links to Houston Airport System and Houston Office of Emergency Management.
www.houstonTranStar.org

Traffic Reports and Alerts/Real Time Traffic/Road Conditions
24/7 all digital traffic information and logistics service to cities across the U.S.
www.traffic.com

Harris County Flood Control District
This site provides an overview of Harris County's drainage network, flood damage reduction tools, and flood preparedness guidelines. 
www.hcfcd.org/floodtools.html

Tropical Storm Alison Recovery Project - Flood Map
www.tsarp.org