Emergency Management

Office of Emergency Management

The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management plans and coordinates for all hazards. The Fort Worth Emergency Management office's mission is to create a disaster resilient community through preparedness, mitigation and coordination. 

 

Fort Worth Texas Alerts

Fort Worth Texas Alerts is a new emergency alert system designed as another method to keep the residents and visitors of Fort Worth informed during any potential hazards. Read more »

 
KnoWhat2Do

Disaster can strike at any time! Are you prepared? Do you know what to do? When do you evacuate or shelter in place? Don't wait to make an emergency plan with your family and built an emergency kit. For more information, visit www.knowhat2do.com

 

Accessible Hazard Alert System (AHAS)

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Tornado Shelter Registration

Fort Worth’s Tornado Shelter Registration Program is free and voluntary. It allows residents who own a personal, severe weather shelter in Fort Worth city limits to register their shelter with the city.

Registering your shelter allows the Fort Worth Emergency Operations Center to provide information to first responders during Emergency/Disaster responses. This information gives rescue personnel valuable shelter locations, and is critical should a tornado shelter exit be blocked by debris or structural damage caused by severe weather or other related incidents.

Shelter owners should also include out-of-town accountability contacts as part of your emergency plan. This provides an additional safeguard against being trapped in a shelter.

Always call 911 when someone needs help right away because on an injury or an immediate danger.

You only need to register your shelter once.

Register your shelter.

 

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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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CASA Weather Radar

As part of their emergency preparedness plan, Fort Worth residents can receive the CASA weather radar images by downloading the free CASA Alerts app from the App Store

 

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Terrorism/Shooting Awareness

 

Terrorism/Shooting Awareness What should you do if you end up on the site of a shooting? Check out this video from the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Program to learn the steps you should take to survive an active shooting event.

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Flood Safety

Nearly half of all flash flood fatalities are vehicle related. Protect yourself.

 

 

Safety Resources

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 KnoWhat2Do Emergency Preparedness

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 Special Needs Assistance Program

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Accessible Hazard Alert System

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KnoWhat2Do Severe Weather Preparedness

Get Involved

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SKYWARN Storm Spotters

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Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service

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Citizens Fire Academy

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Red Helmets 

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Citizens on Patrol (COP)

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Citizens Police Academy