Tag Archives: Office of Emergency Management

City of Arlington Assisting Gulf Coast Communities Devastated by Hurricane Harvey

From deploying highly trained first responders to providing parking space for buses bringing evacuees to the safety of North Texas shelters, the City of Arlington stands ready to help Houston and Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Since Friday, the Office of Emergency Management has been in close communication with…

FEMA Honors Achievement in Community Preparedness

The Arlington Christian Disaster Network (ACDN) was awarded Honorable Mention for the FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award in “Excellence in Volunteer Sustainability” at a luncheon Monday afternoon. ACDN, a coalition of Arlington faith-based organizations, has partnered with Arlington’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in providing emergency relief since the tornado…