Local, Regional, Territorial and Tribal Plans

Local, Regional, Territorial and Tribal Plans


To support and enhance the state’s preparedness by working with local jurisdictions and emergency managers to review and help them improve their emergency operations plans.


TDEM reviews and approves local and regional emergency operations plans to ensure they meet standards and requirements for such plans as required by law. Following are resources and information designed to help emergency mangers develop strong emergency operations plans.

Local Catastrophic Debris Management Guide

Plan Guidelines and Toolkits

Plan Templates and Checklists

Plans Submission

Submit plans for review and approval to tdem.plans@tdem.texas.gov.


Dan Borgeson, MS, TEM
Unit Chief, Preparedness Division