Fort Hood Community


State of Texas

Division of Emergency Management


The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) coordinates the state emergency management program, which is intended to ensure the state and its local governments respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters, and implement plans and programs to help prevent or lessen the impact of emergencies and disasters.

TDEM implements programs to increase public awareness about threats and hazards, coordinates emergency planning, provides an extensive array of specialized training for emergency responders and local officials, and administers disaster recovery and hazard mitigation programs in Texas.

Bell County

Emergency Management 254-933-5587

Bell County’s Office of Emergency Management develops and enhances the county’s disaster preparedness and recovery plans for all hazards. Visit the department’s website sign up for Code Red Alert and receive notifications by local participating emergency officials in the event of critical situations or important community alerts such as evacuation notices.

Coryell County

Emergency Management 254 -248-3154

Coryell County Emergency Management is responsible for directing and coordinating responses for disasters, emergencies and threat assessment of terrorism including bioterrorism; building coalitions with local law enforcement, fire departments, government entities and appropriate public or private organizations necessary to develop, implement and respond to security and emergency concerns; and developing and managing grant funding for emergency management, homeland security and bioterrorism programs. Visit the office’s website for other disaster preparedness information.

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