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Our Vision Statement

"The Emergency Management Organization will be committed to proactive planning and preparation in support of emergency responses in our community, seeking to provide a quality customer-oriented service through teamwork."

Our Mission Statement

"The Nueces County Office of Emergency Management works to evaluate, understand, plan, and prepare for the unexpected while teaming actively with neighboring communities, departments, volunteer organizations, and the private sector. Additionally, this work includes educating and informing the community of issues and actions taken on their behalf, maintaining the County's all-hazard Emergency Management Plan and coordinating the activities of the County's Emergency Operations Center."


  1. Make A Plan
    1. Ready.gov
    2. Texas Prepares
    3. Texas Prepares Accessible Videos
    4. Nueces County Shelter Information
  2. Stay Informed
    1. Reverse Alert
    2. OEM Facebook
    3. OEM Twitter
    4. iNWS
  3. Hurricane Preparedness
    1. Download the Coastal Bend Hurricane Guide
    2. State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)
    3. National Hurricane Center
    4. Hurricane Preparedness Week
    5. Hurricane Names
    6. Storm Surge Maps
    7. Evacuation Routes
    8. IH-37 Evacuation Information
    9. Corpus Christi Evacuation Zone Map
    10. Texas Department of Insurance COAST Program
  4. Hurricane Reentry
    1. Hurricane Reentry Request Form (2017)
    2. 2017 Reentry Update Memo (4/24/17)
    3. Reentry Slideshow (revised 4/24/17)
    4. Hurricane Reentry Plan (revised 4/24/17)
  5. Get Involved
    1. Corpus Christi/Nueces County Local Emergency Planning Committee
    2. Nueces County Medical Reserve Corps
    3. Nueces County Animal Issues Committee
      (call office for more information)
    4. NWS SKYWARN Storm Spotter
    5. Coastal Bend - Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross
    6. Coastal Bend Community Emergency Response Team
    7. Texas Search and Rescue TEXSAR