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Ginger Walker
Emergency Management Specialist

National Preparedness Month: Turn Around Don't Drown

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Houston, Sept. 23, 2016 — The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management will be finishing out National Preparedness Month by sharing information regarding the Turn Around Don't Drown Public Service Announcement.

Take a minute to watch the Turn Around Don't Drown video provided by the National Weather Service. Flooding can impact the Houston area in locations like underpasses and traffic intersections. Always stay on higher ground during a flood emergency and avoid flood waters.

Additional information regarding the University of Houston Office of Emergency Management can be found on its website and FEMA's site.

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves nearly 44,000 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.