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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: Inclement Winter Weather

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As we move into the fall and winter months, it is now time to take a few precautions in order to be better prepared for tornadoes, inclement weather, hail storms, snow, ice, flooding, etc. Inclement weather can be dangerous as we saw with the October 2019 tornadoes that struck Dallas County and with the major flooding that occurred  earlier. Please review the preparedness information and have your plan of action in place.  [Read More]