Tennessee Emergency Management Agency


A problem with mobile phone routing is requiring west Tennessee residents to dial a new, 10-digit number in an emergency instead of  911.

Tennessee Governor's Office

David Purkey will serve as director of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency after serving as interim director since April.

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As spring weather approaches, Tennessee’s emergency officials and weather forecasters are launching a campaign during the state’s Severe Weather Awareness Week to provide important weather safety information. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, along with the National Weather Service and the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, are conducting educational activities and drills this week.