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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

Icy Bridges and Traffic
Downtown Winter

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, ice/hail storms, flooding, etc. 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 of action in place.  [Read More]