Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management is always preparing and planning for the next incident. We are looking to protect those we're responsible for: responders and you the public, and you should be looking to protect those you are responsible for, like your family, friends and pets.
Below you will find a number of links to preparedness resources, feel free to click on and bookmark any of the links below, they are yours to freely use.
If you have any preparedness questions for our office, please don't hesitate to contact us!
March 5, 2009
Preparedness websites for Texans with disabilities and special health care needs
Houston Regional Amber Plan ( External Link)
Founded in 2000 by Doreen Wise after the four-month disappearance and tragic loss of her son, Gabriel, the organization is dedicated to finding the missing quickly and providing support to their families. Building upon our founder's desire to offer help to missing children and their parents, we have recently expanded into the rapidly growing field of Alzheimer's patients who wander from their caregivers.
United Way of Greater Houston ( External Link)
The United Way of Greater Houston operates centers in the Bay Area, Fort Bend and Waller Counties that provide ready access to needed services in one location. United Way of Greater Houston also funds programs in Montgomery County.
Ready Houston ( External Link)
Preparedness Resources for the Houston Area, including Fort Bend County.
Fort Bend County Health and Human Services ( External Link)
The Department of Health & Human Services is Fort Bend County's principal agency for protecting the health of county residents and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. The Department includes seven subordinate departments, covering a wide spectrum of activities.
FEMA for Kids ( External Link)
This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid. Hey, parents and teachers -- we have resources for you! Parents & Teachers page has activities, curriculum and safety information you can use in the classroom or at home!
Ready Kids ( External Link)
Ready Kids is a tool to help parents and teachers educate children in grades 4-5 about emergencies and how they can help get their family prepared. Ready Kids is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Ready campaign, a national public service advertising campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to natural disasters, potential terrorist attacks and other emergencies. The Ready Kids web site features age-appropriate, step-by-step instructions on what families can do to be better prepared and the role kids can play in this effort.