Emergency Preparedness

In the event of an emergency please contact:

Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC 

Phone: 202-467-2600 (and follow instructions)

Consulate General of Houston

Phone: 713-953-1417

Email: [email protected]

Stay informed:

Houston residents can listen to our regions Emergency Alert System (EAS) stations; KTRH740 AM or KUHF 88.7 FM.

Important web sites

Safe and Well Program: Anyone in the area at the time of disaster is encouraged to register. They also register foreign nationals in the area. This so loved once can go to this site and search.

Ready Houston 

Phone: 311  Non Emergency Questions

Phone: 211 Ask for transportation

FEMA  Phone:  800-733-2767

Houston Office of Emergency Management  Phone: 713-884-4500

Red Cross provides shelter for US Citizens as well as foreign nationals.

Phone: 800-RED-CROSS (733-2767)

Phone:  800-733-2767 for closest emergency shelter


OKLAHOMA The responsibility ‘for the management of emergencies in the State of Oklahoma and’ attributed to ‘ Oklahoma Department for Emergency Management ‘, which offers the opportunity ‘to receive real-time updates on weather phenomena hazardous to your mobile phone by subscribing to this link. We also recommend browsing the site Mesonet, a project created by researchers at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, which provides a detailed mapping of the evolution of the weather situation in the country thanks to the data provided by 120 automatic stations that record variations in all 77 counties of the state.

ARKANSAS The responsibility ‘for the management of emergencies in the State of’ Arkansas and ‘attributed to’ Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.

Site Ready Arkansas  also provides a variety of useful information in case of emergency situations in the state.