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Nature's Hazards
Winter Weather

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While Webster is known for its warm, sunny climate, we are not immune from cold, icy, winter weather...
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Flood

Floods. Photo by USGA

Floods are one of the most common hazards, striking single streets to entire states, often without warning...
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Home Fires

Home Fires Photo by WFD 

More the 2,500 people die each year in home fires. Many could be prevented by having a plan and practicing the plan. [read on...]



Emergency Preparedness
The City of Webster has an emergency notification service that enables officials to disseminate messages to thousands of residents and businesses rapidly through a single telephone call, text message, or email.
 Emergency AlertsEmergency Profile


Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Notification System





Special Healthcare or Transportation Needs?  Call 2-1-1
For those with special healthcare or transportation needs, call 2-1-1 before a storm is threatening or visit the 2-1-1 website to register online. Operators will register those requiring special assistance. As a storm approaches, an assessment and evacuation plan will be determined.

Who Should Register?
  • People who have limited mobility
  • People who have communication barriers
  • People who require additional medical assistance during an emergency event
  • People who require transportation assistance
  • People who require personal care assistance 

Call 2-1-1 or visit the 2-1-1 website to register.


Health and Safety
Additional information is available at the following websites...
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
  • Harris County Health (HCPHES)
  • Harris County Office of Emergency Managerment
  • Harris County Flood Control System (HCFCD)
  • American Red Cross (ARC)
  •
Texas Flu - stop the spread of influenza
  • Pet safety

Maps: 2018 Season
   - Hurricane Evacuation Zones and Routes, 8.5x11" .PDF 
   - Hurricane Evacuation Zones and Routes34x44"  .PDF 
  
- Hurricane Evacuation Zones and Routes, Interactive (by Harris County OEM)

  
Emergency: ARE YOU READY
FEMA has a website designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters called Ready.gov.
The site recommends that individuals to do three key things:
1 - build an emergency supply kit,
2 - make a family emergency plan,
3 - be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.


Learn how to prepare for emergencies before they strike at Ready.gov or America's Preparathon.


Webster is a Storm Ready City
To qualify as Storm Ready, a community must demonstrate advanced planning, weather monitoring systems, and communication abilities. The Storm Ready Program by the National Weather Service helps communities with communications and safety skills needed to save lives and property - before, during, and after an extreme weather or water event.

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