The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management continues to closely monitor the tropical weather forecast in collaboration with our partners at the National Weather Service.
BUILD A KIT
Fill your disaster kit with items that meet the needs of those living in your home, including access, functional and medical needs.
Disasters happen everywhere, and every member of the family can prepare. Preparedness for the future starts today.
Whether you’re a kid or teen yourself, a parent or loved one, or work with youth, Ready Kids has tools and information to help before, during and after disasters. Download the Galveston County Kids’ Guide To Disasters HERE
Natural disasters will continue to happen, even while we battle COVID-19. Prepare yourself during the 2020 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday for emergencies that can cause physical damage like hurricanes, flash floods and wildfires. You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the sales tax holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to give an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.