The City of Webster has an emergency notification service, Swift 911, that enables officials to disseminate messages to thousands of residents and businesses rapidly through a single telephone call, text message, or email.
Hurricane Season begins June 1.
Now is a good time to check your kit and review your plan... [read on...]
Floods are one of the most common hazards, striking single streets to entire states, often without warning...
Learn about Strengthening Homes and Safeguarding Families... [read on...]
Special Healthcare or Transportation Needs? Call 2-1-1
For those with special healthcare or transportation needs, call 2-1-1 before a storm is threatening or visit the 2-1-1 website to register online. Operators will register those requiring special assistance. As a storm approaches, an assessment and evacuation plan will be determined.
Who Should Register?
• 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
Additional information is available at the following websites...
Emergency: ARE YOU READY
FEMA has a website designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters called Ready.gov.
The site asks individuals to do three key things: (1) build an emergency supply kit, (2) make a family emergency plan and (3) be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.
|Webster is a Storm Ready City
To qualify as Storm Ready, a community must demonstrate advanced planning, weather monitoring systems, and communication abilities.The Storm Ready Program by the National Weather Service helps communities with communications and safety skills needed to save lives and property - before, during, and after an extreme weather or water event.