Galveston County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan

Galveston County is susceptible to a wide range of hazards, including hurricanes and tropical storms, thunderstorms, flooding, tornadoes and wildfires. These life‐threatening hazards can destroy property, disrupt the economy and lower the overall quality of life for individuals. This was evident with the destruction and devastation caused by Hurricane Ike, which made landfall on September 13, 2008, as well as Hurricane Harvey in 2017. For access to information regarding your area, we encourage you to check out the Galveston County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan.