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Office of Emergency Management


Federal disaster assistance is available to individuals in Fort Bend County. Register today to receive assistance if you suffered damages from the damaging Memorial Day storms.

May 2016 Brazos River Flooding

NWS Hydrograph for Brazos River in Richmond

Significant rainfall in the Brazos watershed has swollen the river to levels not seen since 1913. The Brazos River rose above 54 feet, flooding much of the unprotected areas near the Brazos River in Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County officials continue to closely monitor the conditions. More information can be found here on the Fort Bend County OEM Facebook and Twitter social media sites.


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May 2016 Brazos River Flood Recovery

While parts of Fort Bend County are still actively flooding, Fort Bend County is beginning recovery from the Brazos River Flooding.  Fort Bend County Residents are encouraged to pre-register for assistance from DisasterAssistance.gov.

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April 2016 Flood Recovery

Many Fort Bend County Residents are still recovering from the severe weather last month. Residents impacted by the flood who have not yet done so should register for assistance from DisasterAssistance.gov and visit the Disaster Recovery Center in Stafford through June 11, 2016.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Fort Bend County OEM offers many opportunities for volunteers to be engaged in emergency planning, response, recovery and mitigation. Please see the Volunteer section of our site for more information, and check out the upcoming events listed below:

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Lightning Safety

This week please take time to learn more about lightning and how to stay safe!

More lightning information can be found at lightningsafety.noaa.gov

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Information Library

As we find interesting information relating to emergency management, we post it to our Emergency Management Information Library.

The purpose of this Library is to help inform, collaborate with, and support others in the field of emergency management.

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