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2016 Flood Recovery Efforts

Flood recovery efforts are underway for businesses and residents affected by the severe storms of 2016. Hazard Mitigation Grants (Buyouts and Elevations) Grant Update (last updated 7/25/2017): Fort Bend County had hoped to hear…

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Hurricane Season

June 1st was the official start of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. National Weather Service’s predictions for the 2016 hurricane season are out, but it only takes one storm impacting the Houston area…

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About this Site

This site exists to keep you informed on the happenings at the OEM and on current EM news throughout the region, state and country. Our goal is to provide a valuable online resource for other emergency responders, the public and the media.

Development of this site is funded by a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security, administered by the State of Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management.

Volunteer Opportunities

Fort Bend County OEM offers many opportunities for volunteers to be engaged in emergency planning, response, recovery and mitigation. Please see the Volunteer section of our site for more information, and check out…

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Lightning Safety

This week please take time to learn more about lightning and how to stay safe! Coaches and Sports Guide to Lightning Safety 2 lightning-safety Top 10 Lightning Safety Myths Lightning Strikes More lightning…

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Be Prepared

Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management is always preparing and planning for the next incident. We are looking to protect those we’re responsible for: responders and you the public, and you should…

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Information Library

As we find interesting information relating to emergency management, we post it to our Emergency Management Information Library. The purpose of this Library is to help inform, collaborate with, and support others in…

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