REGIONAL JOINT INFORMATION CENTER

The Regional Joint Information Center (JIC) is your best source for timely and accurate information when emergency conditions exist in the greater Harris County area. The JIC is a collaboration between regional emergency management partner organizations designed to keep you informed before, during and after emergencies.

Judge Ed Emmett, Director

Harris County Judge since 2007.

"Emergency preparedness starts with being informed. This is your best source for official information when an emergency affects our region. Click here to learn more about the county's role in emergency management."

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Judge Ed Emmett, Director
Readiness Meter
1 - MAXIMUM Readiness
X
Level 1 - Maximum Readiness

Hazardous and dangerous conditions exist and are a direct threat to life/property. Maximum readiness requires multiple operational periods and many agencies to support a response from the Emergency Operations Center.

2 - HIGH Readiness
X
Level 2 - High Readiness

Hazardous or dangerous conditions exist or are imminent and pose a significant threat to life/property. High readiness requires multiple operational periods and numerous agencies to support a response from the Emergency Operations Center.

3 - INCREASED Readiness
X
Level 3 - Increased Readiness

Hazardous conditions exist but pose no direct or imminent threat to life/property. Increased readiness may require additional agencies to support a response from the Emergency Operations Center, based on the nature of the incident.

4 - NORMAL Readiness
X
Level 4 - Normal Readiness

No hazardous conditions are imminent and the normal capabilities of the Emergency Operations Center do not require the support of other agencies.

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