OUR MISSION
The mission of the Brownsville Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is to serve the citizens of the city through planning and efforts to mitigate the effects of, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters whether natural or man-made.
The Brownsville Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security (OEMHS) is the City Department responsible for overall emergency planning and preparedness within the City of Brownsville, and for maintenance of the City's comprehensive all-hazards preparedness program. Reporting directly to the City Manager's Office and the Mayor, the department oversees the Brownsville Emergency Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and coordinates local response and recovery efforts with appropriate local, county, regional, state, and federal agencies, as well as with the private sector and volunteer organizations.

OEMHS staff continues working hard to continue its overall planning and preparedness efforts. From distributing preparedness information, to continuing to work with FEMA on recovery funds, to reviewing emergency  plans for local businesses, the small department continues its tradition of working towards making Brownsville and its residents better prepared.
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EMERGENCY
NUMBERS
9 - 1 - 1
WEATHER
RADIO
Brownsville Frequency:
162.550
Brownsville Same Code:
048061

2009 saw the City of Brownsville reach a unique milestone as the City was awarded the prestigious Storm Ready certification by the National Weather Service.