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Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Welcome to the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

2121 Panoramic Circle, Suite 240, Dallas, TX 75212
Telephone: (214) 653-7980 • Fax: (214) 653-7988


Dallas County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HSEM) is a function of Dallas County government. HSEM is responsible for management of a county-wide emergency management program, homeland security program, manages the county emergency operations center (EOC), works with municipalities, state/federal agencies, partners, NGO, volunteer groups and others to provide emergency protective actions for the 2.5 million residents of Dallas County, Texas.

Seasonal Weather Preparedness: Spring/Summer Tornadoes

 
Tornado Path/Radar
Tornado Damage
 

As we move into the Spring and Summer months it is now time to take a few precautions in order to be better prepared for tornadoes and flooding. Inclement weather can be dangerous as we saw with the December 26, 2015 tornadoes that struck Dallas County and with the major flooding that occurred a few months earlier. Please review the preparedness information and have your plan in place. [Read More]