Emergency Management

Orange County, Texas 

The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan update is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions.  Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.


The updated 2016 Orange County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan is available for public review and comment.  The plan can be reviewed by clicking here.  A hard copy of the plan is available for viewing at the following locations:


  • Orange County Office of Emergency Management
  • Bridge City Public Library
  • City of Orange Public Library
  • Pine Forest City Hall
  • Pinehurst City Hall
  • Rose City City Hall
  • Vidor Public Library
  • West Orange City Hall


Citizens with comments should contact the Orange County Office of Emergency Management (409) 882-7985.  Comments will close on December 7, 2016.