Emergency Phone Numbers

Police/Fire Dept./Ambulance: 911 (toll-free even from pay telephones)

FBI-Houston: 713- 693-5000

FEMA-Houston: 1-800-462-9029

Harris County Health and Environmental Services: 713-439-6000


Defense of Houston was made possible by the Disaster Relief and Emergency Services (DREAMS) program of the US Army based at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Texas A & M University (DoD grant no.DAMD17-98-1-8002). DREAMS physicians and scientists acknowledge with gratitude the vision, leadership, and advice of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Congressmen Tom DeLay, Ken Bentsen, Henry Bonilla, and Kevin Brady.