Fort Bend County Judge Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week  

Pictured Left to Right: Jasmine Gordon, Planning Coordinator; Lach Mullen, Regional Public Information and Crisis Systems; Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert; Alan Spears, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator; Caroline Egan, Disaster Recovery Manager

On May 5, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 7- May 13, 2017 as Hurricane Preparedness Week.

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and continues through November 30th. As we enter the 2017 hurricane season, it is critical that everyone in our area becomes more knowledgeable about hurricanes and hurricane preparedness. During this week citizens are encouraged to begin to prepare a family emergency plan.

For more information about hurricanes and being prepared, please visit Fort Bend County’s Office of Emergency Management website at Be sure to ‘like’ FBCOEM on Facebook and follow Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management on Twitter to receive tips about Fort Bend County alert systems, evacuation information, resource kits, and other information on how to be prepared.

Fort Bend County is located in the Texas Southeast, immediately South and West of Harris County and the city of Houston. It is the home of over 700,000 people and is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. For more information about Fort Bend County, visit the county homepage at