The City of Katy Office of Emergency Management is the City Department responsible for administering emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation programs in Katy, Texas. This important work is accomplished through established multi-agency partnerships, community engagement, and effective coordination. These partnerships ensure that the needs of disaster survivors and emergency responders are met at all levels, including local, state, federal, private, and volunteer agencies and organizations. Katy is vulnerable to a variety of hazards such as hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, and wildfires that could affect its social, structural, environmental, and economic well-being. These hazards threaten the life and safety of City residents. They have the potential to damage or destroy both public and private property, and disrupt the local economy and overall quality of life of individuals who live, work, and vacation in the community. It is the goal of the City of Katy Office of Emergency Management, and various public and private sector stakeholders to work collectively to mitigate the potential impacts of all hazards that threaten the community’s life, property, and economy.