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Office of Emergency Management

The City of La Porte Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with local industry and surrounding agencies to mitigate natural and man-made disasters. We encourage preparedness for the citizens of La Porte and those who work in our community by providing education on how to best prepare for all types of emergencies. In addition, we work with organizations throughout the city to plan and train for emergency situations, as well as to coordinate response and recovery efforts when an emergency occurs. Most importantly, we help the citizens of La Porte and the surrounding communities recover when disaster strikes.

Click here to view the City of La Porte's Emergency Preparedness Guide.



PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD - HARRIS COUNTY ALL-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN 

The City of La Porte is currently working with Harris County to update the county’s All-Hazard Mitigation Plan.  This plan gives jurisdictions and agencies within the county the opportunity to suggest and implement solutions to existing disaster vulnerabilities. Participation in the plan also allows the City of La Porte to maintain eligibility for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs.

The plan is open for public comment from Monday, July 14, 2014 through Friday, July 25, 2014. The City of La Porte invites residents to contribute their thoughts by reviewing the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan at http://www.hcoem.org/documents/20140611HCLMPDraftPR2.pdf and providing their feedback by completing a brief survey at http://www.readyharris.org/go/survey/1829/1823/.

The plan can also be reviewed in person at Houston TranStar, 6922 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024. Comments may be submitted to Harris County Office of Emergency Management, 6922 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024.



HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE! 

WILL YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEED HELP EVACUATING BEFORE A STORM?

The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) is available to individuals who may need assistance during an emergency or disaster, including help getting out of town before a storm hits. 

Click here for more information.



STAY CONNECTED WITH LA PORTE OEM ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER!

The La Porte Office of Emergency Management uses social media to send out alerts and advisories before, during and after an emergency. Click on the icons below to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.   

    
                          


MORE INFORMATION

For more information on how to prepare for the various hazards that may impact our area, visit the "Plan & Prepare" section of our website.  Contact us at 281-470-0010 or by email at
OEM@laportetx.gov.