Visit www.houstonemergency.org/COVID19 for the latest city of Houston updates.Read More
Welcome to the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Website. Our mission is to provide programs and activities to City residents and departments to help them prepare for, cope with and recover from the effects of natural and man-made disasters. We do this through all four phases of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
Traffic Information Expect streets to be closed in advance of and during the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Ride, Run and Parade on Saturday, Feb. 29. Streets will reopen after the events finish in the…Read More
UPDATE 2/25/20: The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced this week that the Houston Disaster Loan Outreach Center will remain open until further notice to meet the needs of businesses and individuals who were affected by…Read More
Resilient Houston, the City’s resilience strategy, was released on February 12, 2020. Resilient Houston provides a framework for collective action for every Houstonian; our diverse neighborhoods and watersheds; City departments; and local, regional, and partners….Read More
In coordination with other City Departments, the City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management maintains the City’s official emergency site, www.houstonemergency.org, where updates on ongoing incidents, protective actions for the public, and information on how…Read More
From January 18-19, 2020, the City of Houston will welcome runners, visitors and spectators from across the region, state, nation, and globe to the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half-Marathon, and We Are Houston 5K. As…Read More