Community Response Task Force
Disasters such as Hazardous Materials accidents, terrorist acts, aircraft crashes, and tropical storms can and do occur in Northeast Harris and Southeast Montgomery County. This area is geographically located in a significant disaster risk zone. Within the area are numerous railroad lines, a major Interstate Highway, an International airport, several primary storm drainage channels including the San Jacinto River, and a population in excess of 150,000.
Board of Directors
The Community Response Task Force is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Each member of the team has a wide variety of experience in the field of emergency management, law enforcement, emergency services, military and Non Governmental Organization.
Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.