Disaster Preparedness

Like all communities, Friendswood is susceptible to various hazards and disasters.

Learn more about specific threats and hazards:

Learn more about how to Prepare NOW, Survive DURING, and Be Safe AFTER for all-hazards below and at FEMA's Ready.gov.

  1. Prepare NOW
  2. Survive DURING
  3. Be Safe AFTER


  • Sign up for the Friendswood Notification System. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio also provide emergency alerts.
  • Build an emergency supply kit in case you must leave immediately or if services are cut off.
  • Learn and practice evacuation routes and shelter plans.
  • Create and maintain a household inventory. Take photos and videos of all household items and valuables. This includes documenting the makes, models, and serial numbers for all major appliances and pieces of electronic equipment.
  • Keep important documents in a waterproof container. Create password-protected digital copies.