Welcome to the Office of Emergency ManagementThe 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.
Severe Weather Preparedness - Are You Ready?
Check out our latest newsletter on how to prepare for severe weather, including information on our upcoming SKYWARN and FloodAware classes!
Severe Weather Preparedness Newsletter
Skywarn is a group of trained volunteers that watch the skies during severe weather and relay reports back to their local Emergency Management Official and/or the National Weather
Service (NWS). To register for the class, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/skywarnlaporte or contact the La Porte OEM at 281-470-0010 or OEM@laportetx.gov.
The FloodAware Seminar is taught by representatives from the National Weather Service, Harris County Flood Control, and City of La Porte. Training covers all things flooding, such as your area's flood risk, flood resources, and safety tips. Pre-registration is required for this class. To register, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FloodAwareLP or contact La Porte OEM at 281-470-0010 or OEM@laportetx.gov.
The La Porte Office of Emergency Management uses social media to send out alerts and advisories before, during and after an emergency. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information on how to prepare for the various hazards that may impact our area, visit our Plan and Prepare page. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 281-470-0010 or by email.
Emergency Management Coordinator
Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator
Office of Emergency Management
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La Porte Police Department
3001 N 23rd Street
La Porte, TX 77571
604 W Fairmont Parkway
La Porte, TX 77571