• Office of Emergency Management
    1500 Marilla St.,
    L2AN
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Phone: (214) 670-4275
    Fax: (214) 670-4677

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    ​​Hurricane Harvey
    August 25, 2017​

    The City of Dallas has received a formal request from the State to prepare for evacuees from the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Shelter staffing and management will be a joint effort between the City of Dallas and the American Red Cross.

    The City’s Office of Emergency Management OEM is preparing to open a shelter in the Walnut Hill Recreation Center at 10011 Midway Road. The shelter can handle up to 500 people. It expected to be open by 2 p.m. today.​
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    Heat Advisories in Effect

    July 27, 2017
    ​​​Summer heat is here and with it high humidity creating a dangerous combination.  Stay indoors as much as possible. Learn more about the dangers of Extreme Heat here. And find out more by reading more​.
    ​SPRING NEWSLETTER
    ​June 29, 2017
    Each quarter, the Office of Emergency Management publishes​ a newsletter outlining our accomplishments from the previous months. We also highlight upcoming events and trainings to inform the City of what Emergency Management is and does – and how we help impact the community.

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