Please sign up today so you will be notified of pertinent information in the case of a tropical storm/hurricane. Both of the links below will take you to a web page so you can fill out information needed to begin receiving alerts immediately.
Thank you to our partners, Port Houston and the US Chamber of Commerce for compiling this Emergency Preparedness Planning Toolkit and resources.
Business Continuity and Safety Planning Assistance
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The emergency business toolkit helps businesses to understand their risk, develop a preparedness and mitigation plan, and take action. Doing so will not only increase the safety of employees and customers, but it will help you remain in business after disasters, such as tropical storms and hurricanes. Access Here
OFB-EZ (Open for Business-EZ)
Helps build a business continuity plan so your business will prepare, respond, and recover. The OFB-EZ toolkit provides a road map for managing disruptions using simple and easy tasks, including developing an employee contact list, reviewing and documenting insurance policies, building a plan for supply chain disruptions, and how to better prepare your finances. Access Here
The Occupational Safety and Health Consultation (OSHCON) Program
Free and confidential service available to private Texas employers through the Texas Department of Insurance - Division of Workers' Compensation. Professional safety and health consultants across the state are available to help identify and eliminate occupational hazards in your workplace, whether or not your company carries workers' compensation insurance. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Resource Toolkit Creates training tools to aid in the development of awareness materials. These tools provide health and safety guidance to those involved in disaster response and clean-up activities. Access Here
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Resource Toolkit
Creates training tools to aid in the development of awareness materials. These tools provide health and safety guidance to those involved in disaster response and clean-up activities. Access Here
Home Emergency Action Plan Guideline
Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
This resource page provides the tools and resources to protect yourself, your family, and your property. Access Here
Provides resources which your family or business can utilize in case of an emergency. You will find valuable information and kits on emergency preparedness, such as an emergency plan checklist, disaster preparedness guide, and much more. Access Here
National Hurricane Center
Provides that latest updates on weather tracking and provides the latest development on tropical weather systems. Access Here
- Disaster Help Desk for Business—Businesses and chambers can call 1-888-My-Biz-Help (888-692-4943) for direct support from disaster recovery experts.
- Resilience in a Box—Resource guide based on best practices designed to help educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience.
- Disaster Recovery Quick Guides—made possible by Shell, has tailored tips for small businesses and chambers looking to prepare and recover.