Emergency numbers

When a hurricane strikes, people often don't know where to turn for help. The following is a list of resources for when your life has been affected by an emergency:

POWER OUTAGES

• AEP: 866-223-8508

• Victoria Electric Co-op: 361-573-2428

MISSING PERSONS

• Victoria Police Department: 361-573-3221

• Victoria County Sheriff's Office: 361-575-0651

• Coastal Bend -Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross: 361-573-2671, or visit the "Safe and Well List" at redcross.org, which allows family members to search for loved ones who have registered that they are all right after a major disaster.

CABLE OUTAGES

• Suddenlink: 1-888-822-5151

PHONE OUTAGES

• AT&T: 1-800-246-8464

CLOSED ROADS

• Texas Department of Transportation: 1-800-452-9292

• Victoria Emergency Management: 361-580-5770

• Victoria Police Department: 361-573-3221

• Victoria County Sheriff's Office: 361-575-0651

FLOODED AREAS

• Victoria Emergency Management: 361-580-5770

PROPERTY DAMAGE

• Call your insurance company

TREE TRIMMERS

• FEMA: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

COUNTY EMERGENCY NUMBERS

• Calhoun County Sheriff's Office: 361-553-4646

• DeWitt County Sheriff's Office: 361-275-5734

• Goliad County Sheriff's Office: 361-645-3451

• Jackson County Sheriff's Office: 361-782-3541

• Lavaca County Sheriff's Office: 361-798-2121

• Yoakum Police: 361-293-5234

• Matagorda County Sheriff's Office: 979-245-5526

• Refugio County Sheriff's Office: 361-526-2351

• Wharton County Sheriff's Office: 979-543-1373

BREAKING NEWS TIPS• Victoria Advocate: 361-574-1222 or 1-800-456-6696

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