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Posted March 22, 2011 4:55:50 PM CDT

While the FBC Alert system is not a real-time alerting system, it does provide rapid text notification and updates during a major crisis or emergency. FBC Alert delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates on a range of devices including your:
  • E-mail account
  • Mobile phone
  • Blackberry, iPhone or Smartphone

When an incident or emergency occurs, authorized Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management personnel can notify you using this community alert system. FBC Alert is your personal connection to updates, instructions on where to go, what to do, or what not to do, who to contact and other important information.

FBC Alert is available to citizens of Fort Bend County as well as individuals traveling to or working in the county.

Sign up below to receive alerts and emergency notifications.

All alerts are also posted to our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

About NEWS (Real-time alerting to landline telephones)

The FBC Alert system is not meant to be a real-time alerting system. For access to a real-time alerting system we use the Neighborhood Early Warning System (NEWS) through the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. NEWS sends phone messages to landline telephones located within the county. There is no need to sign-up or activate NEWS, as having a landline automatically adds you to the system.

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Note: Subscribers may be charged, as set forth in their wireless provider's contract, for messages delivered to their wireless devices.


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