In an emergency, is evacuation always the answer?
No. Evacuation is not the only protective action available to the public. In some situations sheltering may provide protection that is equal to or even greater than evacuation. Sheltering may be the preferred protective action in cases where weather, competing events, or short-term releases are factors.

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1. Where can I find specifics about emergency management in Galveston County?
2. What is emergency preparedness?
3. What's the difference between emergency preparedness and emergency response?
4. Why is planning so important?
5. What should people do to prepare for an emergency?
6. In an emergency, is evacuation always the answer?
7. What does shelter in place mean?
8. What is in an Emergency Kit?
9. What are the other stages that storms progress through prior to becoming hurricanes?
10. What should be included in a disaster supply kit?
11. My family doesn’t have a car. What should we do during an evacuation?