Emergency Management

Tornado Safety Tips - Know the signs, practice safety, and keep informed with CodeRED

Current Events

Remember Tornado Safety Tips!

  • Know your area's risk: Abilene, Texas is in a high risk area
  • Know the signs: Rotation, funnel cloud, cloud of debris, train roar
  • Get weather reports: Pay attention to local media & weather radio
  • Sign up for CodeRED: Text ABITAYTX to 99411 or click here
  • Practice Safety: Identify and practice going to a safe shelter
  • Get more information: Visit ready.gov/tornadoes

The Office of Emergency Management

The City of Abilene Office of Emergency Management develops, maintains, and implements a local community plan for mitigating, managing and recovering from major emergencies and disasters. 

Emergency Management Personnel Training

  1. Emergency Operations Plan
  2. Local Emergency Management
  3.  Assisted Living Emergency Plans

The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is consistent with and complements a comprehensive emergency management system for the state of Texas and the United States. Mission accomplishment will reduce the vulnerability of our citizens to injury and loss of life, and lessen the loss of property and damage to the city. This can be achieved by providing a system for the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from natural or man-made hazards, and terrorist threats.