Emergency Preparedness

General Preparedness

Emergency preparedness is a fundamental step in ensuring your safety and well-being during unexpected emergencies or disasters. Being prepared empowers individuals to respond effectively and protect themselves, their families, and their property. 

Emergency Broadcasts

In the event of a disaster, Chambers County releases information to the following area stations:

Emergency Assistance

State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry

The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) program is a free registry that provides local emergency planners and emergency responders with additional information on the needs in their community. Texas communities use the registry information in different ways. Registering yourself in the STEAR registry DOES NOT guarantee that you will receive a specific service during an emergency. Available services will vary by community. For more information on how your community will use information in the STEAR registry, email the Chambers County Office of Emergency Management or call 409-267-2445.

Who Should Register

  • People with disabilities
  • People who are medically fragile
  • People with access and functional needs such as:
  • People who have limited mobility
  • People who have communication barriers
  • People who require additional medical assistance during an emergency event
  • People who require transportation assistance
  • People who require personal care assistance

Required Information

Information Required to Register:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Primary Language

Additional information that may be requested:

  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Caregiver Information
  • Pets
  • Transportation assistance for home evacuation
  • Communication Barriers
  • Disability, Functional or Medical Needs

How to Register