Emergency Preparedness

State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)

The State of Texas offers the option to register with the STEAR program, a free registry that provides local emergency management planners and responders with information related to your needs during an emergency.

Register Online or Call 2-1-1 or use your video phone relay option of choice



Who Should Register?

  • People with disabilities
  •  People who are medically fragile
  • People with functional needs such as:
    • Limited mobility
    • Communication barriers
    • Require additional medical assistance during an
      emergency event
    • Require personal care assistance
      •  People who require transportation assistance

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

View FEMA’s Interactive Web Tool to help determine your flood risk and the steps you can take to reduce that risk.

For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, visit FEMA’s issuance of Advisory Flood Base Elevations (ABFEs).

Additional Resources

Emergency Plan for a Natural Disaster (Asbestos.com)

Hurricanes and Asbestos Exposure (Asbestos.com)