Emergency Management

Be Prepared! 

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.



SEVERE WEATHER: Severe weather can happen anytime. Know your risks and plan ahead. https://www.ready.gov/severe-weather

EMERGENCY SUPPLY KITS: After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own foodwater 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

EXTREME HEAT: Drink plenty of water even if you do not feel thirsty. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. https://www.ready.gov/heat

THUNDERSTORMS & LIGHTNING: Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after. https://www.ready.gov/thunderstorms-lightning

POWER OUTAGES: Have alternative charging methods for your phone in case of power outages. https://www.ready.gov/power-outages

ACTIVE SHOOTER: Be informed about what to do during an active shooting. Remember to RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. https://www.ready.gov/active-shooter

Fort Bend County Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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

Enable Fort Bend 

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

Together Against the Weather 

Created to help people with access and functional support needs better plan and prepare for hurricanes. Visit: http://www.togetheragainsttheweather.com/

Texas General Land Office – Hurricane Harvey Homeowner’s Assistance Program

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: cdr@recovery.texas.gov

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

Check the Brazos River Water Level Here

Concerned about rising waters? Take a closer look here.