The key to successfully weathering an emergency situation is proper planning and having procedures in place before disaster strikes. The emergency preparedness resources below can assist property owners and managers during times of crisis. The following web links provide information that help to prevent injury and property loss.

Harris County Office of Emergency Management

This site provides valuable information about emergency plans, chemical incidents, ozone alerts, evacuation routes, and links to weather sites.

City of Houston Emergency Management

In addition to business preparedness, this site has information for making a family disaster plan and planning for persons with special needs.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Provides information on current terrorist threat levels, active disaster area declarations, emergency procedures, and training information.

Houston TranStar

Information on real time traffic conditions, emergency information and transportation projects. Includes helpful links to Houston Airport System and Houston Office of Emergency Management.

Harris County Flood Control District

This site provides an overview of Harris County’s drainage network, flood damage reduction tools, and flood preparedness guidelines.


Be prepared for hurricanes and find evacuation route maps, highway conditions, Hurricane Evacuation Roadway Contraflow routes, Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Videos and links to the National Hurricane Center.