The best defense against an ermergency is being prepared. It is important that you plan in advance to ensure your saftery year-round against all potenital hazards. Should a disaster strike, Jasper/Newton/Sabine County Emergency Management website is your resource for up-to-date, critical information. Check "Public information" for real-time weather and disaster alerts, along with our "news" section to find out what is currently going in this area. This website provides materials for self-education that can help ensure the safety and readiness for all of the residents of our counties.
Preparedness is our goal - don't wait until the forecast is threatening - take the time now to identify the evacuation routes in your community, as well as the designated shelters in your area. Be sure your hurricane kit is fully stocked and develop a disaster plan with your family. Let's work together to make sure that regardless of what happens, our community is prepared and ready to face any challenges that may come its way.
-Message From Jasper/Newton/Sabine Emergency Management