Office of Emergency Management News

  1. Outdoor warning siren

    Outdoor Warning System Tested First Wednesday of Month

    Irving's Outdoor Warning System sirens are meant to warn residents and visitors who are outdoors only. Those inside buildings or in noisy areas may not be able to hear it. Read on...
  2. Emergency kit items.

    Stay Prepared for Emergencies

    Being prepared ahead of time for disasters and emergencies is very important. These components allow everyone to better respond when an event takes place. Read on...
  3. Emergency Preparedness Guide

    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...
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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.

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