The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to an end on Nov. 30. This year’s active season brought 14 tropical storms, three Category 1 hurricanes with winds up to 95 mph, two Category 3 hurricanes…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.
Holidays are around the corner, and the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management offers these tips to help you stay safe this holiday — which is a peak time for congested travel and online…Read More
Many selfless Houstonians across our city consistently dedicate themselves to providing loved ones with the care and support they need to live a bright and beautiful life. Throughout National Family Caregivers Month, the City of…Read More
Plan ahead for World Series home games. Streets surrounding Minute Maid Park will be closed for the 2021 World Series home games. Closed roads include: Jackson St. from Congress St. to Franklin St. Hamilton St….Read More
Halloween is fast approaching, and you and your kids may be super excited for a ghoul time. Whatever form your celebration takes, make sure it includes safety and preparedness. Whether you’re a ghost or zombie,…Read More
Welcome, October! A gentle reminder that we are still in Hurricane Season and we encourage citizens to continue to be proactive and have a plan in place in the possible threat of a Hurricane or…Read More