Lightning Strikes

There are approximately 25 million lightning flashes each year in the U.S, which result with an average of 62 deaths and at least 300 injuries annually. Employees should prepare and have protection measures…


Top 10 Lightning Safety Myths

MYTH: Lightning Never Strikes The Same Place Twice TRUTH: Lightning often strikes the same place repeatedly, especially if it’s a tall pointy isolated object. The Empire State Building used to be used as…


Hurricane Evacuation Questions and Answers

How do I know when to evacuate? Listen regularly to your local radio or television stations when the threat of tropical storms or hurricanes exists. Pay close attention when such storms threaten your…



Hurricanes

Hurricane Season begins June 1 annually, and continues to November 30, each year.  In Fort Bend County, hurricane damage occurs from a combination of high winds, inland flooding, and tornadoes. High winds from…


EMROG Credential Requirements

This Web Page describes the requirements for EMROG membership. Absolute Requirements:   The applicant must be able to meet the requirements stated in the two documents he/she must submit in addition to the…


CERT Training Requirements

CERT members, who have successfully completed the required training, will qualify to participate as a CERT Team Member. In order to become CERT-ifed, volunteers must complete the following course requirements. Attend a 25 hour class. Complete all of the 8 week Training…


AM ALERT 1670

The County’s AM Alert radio system can provide instant information during emergencies, such as Amber Alerts, school incidents, flash flooding, hazardous material spills, hurricanes and tornadoes, as well as terrorist threats. Listen Live…


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…


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…