Emergency Management

Department Mission

To minimize loss of life and damage by maintaining a program that addresses preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery for all hazards. To accomplish this mission, the North Richland Hills Office of Emergency Management will work in close coordination with mutual aid partners, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and federal agencies in the preparation of a program of outreach coordination, planning, training and exercising.


  • Assisting all city departments with emergency mitigation and disaster planning
  • Coordinating emergency management training programs as well as emergency operation drills
  • Managing the Emergency Operations Center
  • Serving as the city's primary liaison for emergency management and emergency preparedness
  • Serving as the first responder to emergency events which could have a significant impact to the city