Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Hurricane & Disaster Preparedness!

Hurricane season is upon us!  On Wednesday, August 7 at 6:30 P.M., the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will be on hand to present "Hurricane & Disaster Preparedness".  This informative program, which will be held in the library Meeting Room, is free and open to the public. 

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In Case of Emergency: Grab Your Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone and Stay Informed

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Chances are you’ve never found yourself thinking, “Hmmm, my schedule’s pretty light this week. This would be a good time to get that natural disaster out of the way.” Emergencies--much like visits from your cousin, his wife and their kids who somehow maintain a 24 hour a day, Tasmanian devil-style sugar rush--never come at a convenient time.

Complicating matters is the fact that emergencies don’t happen very often--which is good, of course--but it also makes them all the more dangerous. Your memory tends to round off the jagged edges, and you find yourself thinking, “Oh, Ike really wasn’t so bad…” Then there are those emergencies that, frankly, you would just rather not think a...

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