Fire Safety

Information and practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire in the home and workplace.

Storm

Safety information and tips to help prevent injury or death during rain and lightning storms.

Flooding

Information to help stop flood water and protect property.

Temperature

Information relating to extreme temperatures that can cause injury and death.

Hurricane

Hurricane Preparedness information for personal safety and to help limit damage to home and property.

Roadway Safety

Road Safety Information to help reduce likelihood/risk when driving of collision/ incident that may cause property damages, serious injuries and/or death.

Drought

Although hurricanes and tornadoes are more dramatic, droughts are among the most costly and far reaching weather related events that require safety precautions.

Tornado Safety

Information to teach safety when a tornado threatens. Know what to do before, during and after a tornado to minimize risk of injury and increase survival.

After A Crisis

Drive Texas (Texas Road Closure Map)

Public Assistance

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

Thunder and Lightning Recove​ry

Individual Assistance Program

Serving the

Austin County

Area

Who We Are

The Austin County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for comprehensively planning for and responding to and recovering from all manner of disasters, whether man-made or natural. 

The Austin County OEM also ensures that other agencies not only follow these plans, but fosters communication amongst the responding agencies.