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

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    Summer Heat is Here

    July 10, 2019

    Summer heat and heat advisories are here. Learn more about Cooling Centers and how to help Beat the Heat. 

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    June 2019 Newsletter

    July 8, 2019

    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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    Full-Scale Exercise Notice

    May 27, 2019

    The City of Dallas will be conducting a full-scale exercise near Forest and Welch on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30. This is only an exercise.

    2019 Emergency Supply Tax Free Weekend

    The State of Texas declared anyone can purchase certain emergency preparedness supplies tax free anywhere supplies are sold during the 2019 Emergency Preparedness Supplies Tax Free Holiday. This year's holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 29. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.

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    March 2019 Newsletter

    April 9, 2019

    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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    Wireless Emergency Alert Test

    February 22, 2019

    On March 4th, 2019 from 10:00-10:30 AM, The City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management will conduct a live test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system. In the event of severe weather or other significant event, the test will be scheduled for a backup date of March 8th, 2019 at 10:00 AM.

    Our target test area is cell towers located within the Central Business District. We expect that some individuals outside of the Central Business District will receive the alert due to bleed over.

    This will be the first live test of the system since the City of Dallas became an Alerting Authority under the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, which includes the Wireless Emergency Alert system.

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    2018 OEM Annual Report

    January 24, 2019

    Each year, the Office of Emergency Management publishes​ an annual report outlining our accomplishments in the past calendar year. 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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    Rain Event Potential This Weekend

    The National Weather Service is predicting more potential rain and storms this week. Flooding could happen at any time. River and lake levels will be high. ​​Make sure your kit is up-to-date and you know how to contact your family if you're separated. 

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    Fall Newsletter

    October 1, 2018

    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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    National IPAWS Test

    September 17, 2018

    Due to severe weather across much of the East Coast and ongoing response efforts, the national emergency alert test has been postponed to the backup date of Oct. 3, 2018 at 2:18 PM EDT.

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    StormReady Dallas -August 28, 2018

    The City of Dallas has been recertified as a National Weather Service StormReady community. This accreditation formally recognizes NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events.

    Heat Advisory in Effect -July 17, 2018

    Take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses and risks. Learn more about Dallas's response to heat.

    Spring Newsletter -​July 6,2018​

    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.​