Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Coordination Center

Tables, chairs, phones, and TV screens in the Emergency Coordination Center
Tables, chairs, phones, and charts on the walls in the Emergency Coordination Center

Emergency Preparedness & Homeland Security Resources

  • Are You Ready?
    A Guide to Citizen Preparedness brings together facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.
  • Hurricane Season is Here
    Know your home’s vulnerability to storm surge, flooding, and wind. For more information click the title above to track hurricanes in your area.
  • Local Weather
  •  Storm Survival Kit
    When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it’s best to think first about the basics of survival.
  • Make a Plan
    Planning out what you will do in the event of an emergency is easy with resources like ready.gov to help you and your family make a plan.
  • Texas Homeland Security
    Be Prepared. Be Informed. Be Involved
  • Tornadoes
    The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of 250 miles per hour or more.