Information and practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire in the home and workplace.
Hurricane Preparedness information for personal safety and to help limit damage to home and property.
Road Safety Information to help reduce likelihood/risk when driving of collision/ incident that may cause property damages, serious injuries and/or death.
Although hurricanes and tornadoes are more dramatic, droughts are among the most costly and far reaching weather related events that require safety precautions.
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.
Before A Crisis
During A Crisis
After A Crisis
Drive Texas (Texas Road Closure Map)
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
Thunder and Lightning Recovery
Individual Assistance Program
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.
800 E. Wendt St.
Bellville, TX 77418.