Emergency Management

Orange County, Texas 

During a Hurricane:


  • Stay indoors and away from windows and glass doors.
  • Close all interior doors securely and brace external doors.
  • Take refuge in a small interior room, closet, or hallway on the lowest level.
  • Lie on the floor under a table or another sturdy object.
  • Listen to the radio or TV for information.
  • Turn off utilities if instructed to do so.  Otherwise, turn the refrigerator thermostate to its coldest setting and keep its doors closed.
  • Turn off porpane tanks.  Avoid using the telephone, except for serious emergencies.