Media Inquiries

For all media inquires please contact us at:

Seth Christensen
Chief of Media and Communications

Main Number: (512) 217-8159


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1 day ago
Thanks to our partners at @FEMARegion6 for visiting the Texas State Operations Center today for a collaborative meeting of our leadership teams. @chiefkidd @femaregion6RA @fema #teamworkmakesthedreamwork TDEM photo
2 days ago
Today, @Facebook hosted a great Crisis Response and Community Safety event in #ATX! Local, state, and federal partners learned how first responders, community members and government partners can prepare, respond and recover from a disaster with Facebook’s crisis response tools. TDEM photo
6 days ago
Texas Homeowners, Renters, Businesses, and Private Nonprofits impacted by the #DallasTornadoes, in Dallas and contiguous counties, may apply for an @SBAgov Disaster Loan here: @DallasOEM @DallasMayor @CityOfDallas @JudgeClayJ @DallasCountyTx @GovAbbott
6 days ago
At the request of @GovAbbott, the @SBAgov issued a disaster declaration for Dallas and contiguous counties - this will make low-interest federal disaster loans available to residents and business impacted by the #DallasTornadoes @DallasOEM @DallasMayor @JudgeClayJ
7 days ago
#ThrowbackThursday to this Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) Preparedness Ad from the 1970's. Amateur radio operators are often needed to assist in communications during disasters today. To learn more about RACES visit: @fema TDEM photo
1 week ago
Preparing for Holiday Travel? Learn more about what to put in your emergency kit here: #WinterSafety #BePrepared TDEM photo