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  GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
  City of Houston Office of Emergency Management - Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating the City of Houston in preparation for and response to emergency situations. The website has links to current weather conditions, helpful phone numbers, resources for schools, and how to create a family disaster plan.
   
  FEMA for Kids! - This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories, and become a Disaster Action Kid.
   
  Harris County Citizen Corps - This website tells you how to create a disaster plan and prepare a disaster kit. Emergency preparedness and response training information is also available. Links are available for volunteer opportunities with several local emergency support agencies.
   
  Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management – The goal of Harris County's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the effects of disasters, be they natural disasters such as hurricanes or floods, to other hazards such as refinery fires, or possible terrorist attacks. Evacuation routes and the flood alert system are listed as well as Tips for Animals links. Ozone alerts and current weather conditions are also available.
   
  Houston Transtar - Recognized nationally and internationally as a model for government agencies seeking to combine resources across modal and political jurisdictional boundaries, Houston TranStar is a unique multi-agency partnership comprised of the City of Houston, Harris County, METRO and the State of Texas that is responsible for coordinating the planning, design, maintenance and operations of transportation and emergency functions in the greater Houston region. For more information on the Houston TranStar partnership, please visit our award-winning website located at www.houstontranstar.org.
   
  Ready.gov – Find a common sense framework designed to launch a process of learning about citizen preparedness. One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency – including a possible terrorist attack. There are several links on how to Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed, and other information sites.
   
  United States Department of Homeland Security - This website displays the national threat advisory. There are updated and informational links related to threats and protection, immigration and borders, travel and transportation, and emergencies and disasters.
           
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