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School district information | Emergency shelters | Kid Safety and Awareness
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Special equipment for the deaf and hard of hearing                         

        by Flynlow2 from City of Round Rock Flickr Group            Round Rock Weather

            Emergency Warning 
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 Citizen Observer Program-Tip 411

 

                                Disaster Heroes


FEMA Kids


Additional Information:

The City of Round Rock's Office of Emergency Management provides information and resources for a better prepared community.

In addition to city and county resources, this web page provides links and information for resources including the Emergency Notification System (ENS), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other helpful sites in preparation of or recovery from disasters.

For more information concerning city emergency management questions contact the Emergency Management Coordinator, Dorothy L. Miller  or the Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator, Michael Clanton. 

If there is a weather alert, click on the  Public Alert (more info) link that will appear on the top left corner of this page or any other page on this web site for the latest updates from the National Weather Service (NWS).


Seasonal Safety and Awareness Programs

HOLIDAY SEASON AND COLD WEATHER SAFETY:

Winter weather is here! Please remember to protect the 3P's at home:  PEOPLE, PETS and PLANTS

Take the time now to make your home ready for winter by following these tips from the Texas Division of Emergency Management: Winter Weather Awareness.


Fireplace Safety

There's nothing quite as cozy as a warm, crackling fire in the fireplace. But, you need to take a few simple safety precautions so the fire doesn't turn deadly.

More than 6,000 people each year go to the emergency room for injuries associated with fireplaces and equipment...and most of those injuries occur with children under five years old...read more

 


Flood Safety

Turn around. Don't Drown

According to the National Weather Service, Floods are the #1 natural disaster in the United States and have caused nearly $24 billion in U. S. flood losses over the past 10 years.

During severe weather, roads may become dangerous before the information is posted on this page. Always use caution when traveling in severe weather. When you come to a flooded road, do not attempt to cross it-Turn Around Don't Drown!

Since the City of Round Rock is a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), anyone in the community is eligible to purchase flood insurance. For more information visit http://www.floodsmart.gov or contact the FEMA Region VI office at (940) 898-5127.

View Round Rock Road Closures


Are you prepared? Esta preparado?

Surviving Disasters: How Texans Prepare- see stories of survival. Learn how to prepare yourself and your community as it could save your life. Texasprepares.org

More Natural Hazards Safety Tips:

Lightning safety:

 

Call before you dig
Planning a home improvement job, installing a fence or planting a tree? Call 811 before you dig! Knowing what's below protects you and your family. Learn more... 


Kids Safety and Awareness

Kids can be prepared too! There are several programs and games that kids can play to learn about safety at home and in the event of an emergency

Kids, Let's Get Ready! with Rosita and friends at Sesame Street!

  Be a Disaster Hero!  

Do you have the skills needed to prepare, survive and recover from a natural disaster? Compete against members of the disaster specialist team and find out! Go play.

 


  Emergency Shelters           

Name

Location

Status

Comment

Clay Madsen Recreation Center

1600 Gattis School Road

Closed

Call 218-5515 for transportation in an emergency

 


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