Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time. Make sure you and your family are ready.
One of the biggest dangers at the beach is rip currents but you can keep your family safe by taking a few safety precautions.
Before going in to the water:
If you get caught in a rip current:
*If you need help, call or wave for assistance
Galveston County Road and Bridge crews were out clearing culverts during the rainy weather earlier this week. Hurricane season officially begins next week. Now is the time to be checking the culverts and ditches around your property to ensure there are no blockages.
If you would like to report an issue with a county road or adjacent drainage, you can call the Road and Bridge Department at 281-534-4152.
The following will ensure homes and yards are ready for hurricane season:
SATURDAY MAY 15th
The time to prepare for a hurricane is NOW, before the season begins. Once you’re under pressure, having a written plan will take the guesswork out of what you need to do to protect you and your family.
Know where you will ride out the storm and get your supplies now. You don’t want to be standing in long lines when a Hurricane Watch is issued. Those supplies that you need will probably be sold out by the time you reach the front of the line.
Being prepared now will mean the difference between your being a hurricane victim and a hurricane survivor.
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Galveston County Office of Emergency Management
1353 FM 646 Rd West
Dickinson, TX 77539
Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
(Closed Weekends & Holidays)
TO REPORT AFTER-HOURS INCIDENTS:
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