Holiday Safety 2021

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…


National Family Caregivers Month

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…




Hurricane Season Reminder

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…


OEM Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15, and the Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) celebrates the rich heritage and significant contributions of Hispanic and Latino residents to the City of…



National EAS and WEA Test on August 11th

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this summer. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities….


Summer Pet Safety

Many pets are recent additions to households across Houston. In 2020, pet ownership in the U.S. rose to an all-time high of 70%. For new pet owners, here are things to consider for summer and…