Office of Emergency Management News

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    Watch: Emergency Management Presents Preparedness Tips at Library

    Watch Irving Office of Emergency Management's Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator Alyson Barrow review tips for staying prepared in the event of an emergency during a program at South Irving Library. Read on...
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    Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

    An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at the Emergency Management website to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. Read on...
  3. Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

    Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

    The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about high-priority events. Read on...

Statewide Hurricane Evacuation Exercise
Irving was among several cities participating in a statewide hurricane evacuation exercise. People posing as evacuees flew from the Gulf Coast and spent the night at Senter Park Recreation Center. The city teamed up with local nonprofit organizations to practice a coordinated disaster response. In addition to hurricanes, Irving’s Office of Emergency Management says the shelter also could be used for local disasters, such as a large fire or tornado.