Plan ahead for disasters: talk with your family! Click the links below for helpful information if you’re found in any of these emergency situations. (Planee anticipadamente para los desastres! Hable con su familia: https://www.ready.gov/es)
FLOODS: Turn around, don’t drown! Failing to evacuate flooded areas, entering flood waters, or remaining after a flood has passed can result in injury or death. Click here for helpful flood safety tips from FEMA: http://www.ready.gov/floods
HURRICANES: Visit the following resources for hurricane preparedness and safety tips.
EMERGENCY SUPPLY KITS: After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. https://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit
Emergency Operations Plan: https://fbcoem.org/plans/eop/
Debris Management Plan: https://fbcoem.org/debris/
Hazard Mitigation Plan: https://fbcoem.org/plans/hmap/
Multi-tear Training and Exercise Plan: https://fbcoem.org/plans/mtep/
Traffic Management Plan: https://fbcoem.org/plans/traffic-management-plan/
Animal Plans: https://fbcoem.org/plans/animals/
Other Helpful Links
A service by Fort Bend County Health & Human Services that aims to identify people with functional and medical needs that may require assistance during an emergency. For information: http://www.enablefortbend.com
Created to help people with access and functional support needs better plan and prepare for hurricanes. Visit: http://www.togetheragainsttheweather.com/
The Texas General Land Office (GLO) allocated $1.098 billion for Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP) to rehabilitate or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Homeowners apply for the program online, in person or through the mail and if eligible, the program will provide the construction services. For more information: http://recovery.texas.gov/hap call: 1-844-893-8937 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SBA: Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds and Flooding during May 7 & 8 Event
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest disaster loans to non-farm businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters who suffered losses caused by the severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred May 7 through May 8.
For more information: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs
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