WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Laura from Aug. 23-27, 2020. Federal funding is available to the state, tribal, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing […]
(ROWLETT, TX – March 23, 2020) Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian amended the City’s Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency and has issued a Shelter in Place order. This order mirrors the order put in place by Dallas County and affects everyone in the City of Rowlett, whether in Dallas or Rockwall County. The […]
(MARCH 22, 20202) Dallas County has amended their Disaster Declaration to include the order for all individuals anywhere in Dallas County to shelter in place. This order affects everyone in Dallas County, and is effective 11:59pm Monday, March 23 through April 3.
(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 17, 2020) WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated COVID-19, has spread through the world and has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring the growing number of cases that have spread into […]
(ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 31, 2015) The City of Rowlett has announced that DART is now offering free bus shuttle service to-and-from the Joint Disaster Management Resource Center for residents affected by the tornado. Buses will run from Herfurth Elementary School, located on Miller at Chiesa, daily from 9:30am until 6:30pm. The Cities of Rowlett and […]
Website and Phone Bank Set Up to Help Identify Victims and their Needs (GARLAND ISD, TX – Dec. 30, 2015) As Garland ISD prepares to kick off its spring semester, the district wants to ensure all students and staff are able to return to school and work. Estimates show upwards of 3,500 from GISD may […]
(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 29, 2015) First responders of the Rowlett and Rockwall communities continue to band together to help the victims of a devastating EF4-classified tornado that ripped through Garland, Rowlett and Sunnyvale on Saturday night. In wake of the destructive storm which blew through the night after Christmas and left several homes, businesses […]
ROCKWALL (January 30, 2014) Joe DeLane, Coordinator for Rockwall County Emergency Management, addressed area ministers and Stephen Ministers on January 21 at First Christian Church in Rockwall, presenting information about the planning for County response in the case of a major disaster or accident. A major disaster would be one in which the resources of […]