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Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office prepares for, mitigates against, responds to and assists in the recovery from natural and man-made disasters.

Accessible Hazard Alert System: View Active Alerts for residents with hearing or visual impairments
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Outdoor Warning System

Fort Worth's outdoor warning system may be activated for any kind of emergency — not just severe weather. Learn more about the city's outdoor warning system.

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Terrorism/Shooting Awareness

What should you do if you end up on the site of a shooting? Check out this video from Ready Houston to learn the steps you should take to survive an active shooting event.

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Emergency Preparedness for Residents With Functional Needs

Learn what to do in a variety of emergency situations with these American Sign Language (ASL) preparedness videos, available with English, Spanish and Vietnamese voiceover.



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Hazard Mitigation

View a copy of the Tarrant County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan.

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