Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency


The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) conducts emergency management operations for about 1 million people during disasters and other emergencies. The agency operates 102 sirens in its outdoor-warning system to alert community members to floods, tornadoes, high winds and other emergency situations.

Tulsa County Flood Buy-Out Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the availability of disaster recovery grants to support a formal buy-out program of homes affected by the 2019 flood. To view program guidelines or fill out an application, click here.

Tulsa County Local Emergency Planning Committee

TAEMA leads the Tulsa County Local Emergency Planning Committee, which develops plans to educate, communicate and protect the local community in case of a chemical release. Learn more.    

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Use the resources here to develop plans and strategies for dealing with an emergency.  

Emergency Sirens

TAEMA has sirens that warn of tornadoes, flooding and military attacks. Hear them on the City of Tulsa’s website.

Contact Us

Call 918-596-9899. In an emergency, call 911 and stay on the phone until the emergency operator has all the information required for dispatching support services.