Severe Weather and Emergency Preparedness Press Conference

Media Alert

Office of the Mayor


houstontx.gov/mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: June 14, 2016 4:45:10 PM CDT

What:

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Police Chief Martha Montalvo announce the “Turnaround Don’t Drown” Severe Weather and Emergency Preparedness Campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to inform citizens on how to prepare and protect themselves in the event their cars, homes and neighborhoods become flooded.  The news conference will include a demonstration on the use of escape tools that can be used to free motorists from a submerged car.

When:

Wednesday, June 15, 2:00 p.m.

Where:

City Hall

901 Bagby Street, Legacy Room- First Floor

Houston, TX 77002

Additional Information:

Attendees:

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Chief Martha Montalvo, Houston Police Department

Representatives from the Houston Fire Department

Representatives from the Office of Emergency Management 

Representatives from the Harris County Flood Control District

Partners and sponsors of the “Turnaround Don’t Drown” campaign


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