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The 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.
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HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP - JUNE 8TH
Hurricane season is just around the corner! The La Porte Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges everyone to be prepared for hurricane season, which runs from June 1st - November 30th. Join us at the Southeast Harris County Hurricane Preparedness Workshop on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center, located at 7902 Fairmont Pkwy.
There will be many informational booths at the workshop promoting hurricane preparedness and general health and safety. A special presentation on the 2013 hurricane season outlook will be given at 1:00 p.m. by Tim Heller, Chief Meteorologist for Channel 13.
This event is free and open to the public. Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last. Many door prizes will be given away throughout the event.
This is a great event for the whole family! We hope you will join us and help your family become better prepared for hurricane season. For more information, contact La Porte OEM at (281) 470-0010 or OEM@laportetx.gov.
This event is sponsored by the Southeast Regional Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).
For more information on how to prepare for the various hazards that may impact our area, visit the "Plan & Prepare" section of our website, or contact us at 281-470-0010 or by email at OEM@laportetx.gov.