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Since Tropical Storm Allison, the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Ike, the people of Harris County have acted with courage, compassion, and unity. To capture the spirit of service we have encouraged residents to dedicate at least two years of their lives—the equivalent of 4,000 hours—in service to others.

The Harris County Citizen Corps Council coordinates with volunteer groups such as the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, the United Way, and Citizen Corps programs to identify volunteer opportunities. The Citizen Corps programs include the Community Emergency Response Team, the Neighborhood Watch Program, Volunteers in Police Service, Fire Corps and the Medical Reserve Corps.

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2015 CERT Rodeo

Brazoria/Chambers/Galveston/Harris County Hurricane Evacuation Map & Information
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Routes
Hurricane Preparedness & Evacuation Information

September 2014:
Harris County Commissioners Court Resolution Designating September as National Preparedness Month

August 2014:
"PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE" Educational Activity Book featuring campfire safety and fire-related games and worksheets for kids.

July 2014:
Hurricane Season is Here. Don’t Let Your Guard Down.

May 2014:
Harris County Commissioners Court designates May 25th – May 31st as Hurricane Preparedness Week 2014

May 2014:
2014 National Hurricane Awareness Week

Click Here to Join Harris County Citizen Corps (HCCC) Now!
All volunteers are encouraged to sign up with Citizen Corps. By signing up, you can track your volunteer hours and be recognized.

The HCCC is committed to bringing together local leaders, citizen volunteers, and the network of first responder organizations, such as fire and police departments, to share resources and to train individuals on how to handle a disaster situation. People who are trained to help themselves and their neighbors will allow emergency personnel to focus on those in critical need following a disaster.

We hope you will join us in making our community as safe as possible. This website is designed to give you the information you need on volunteering for the Harris County Citizen Corps. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to call 281-JOIN NOW (564-6669).

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