Office of Emergency Management News

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    SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses, Residents Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding

    Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 22-25. SBA assistance is available in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant counties. Read on...
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    Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

    All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd/even addresses. Read on...
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    Cell Service Providers Shutting Down 3G Networks

    The shutdown could affect certain medical devices and some assistive technology devices with SIM cards, such as older augmentative communication devices and braille note takers. 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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