FirstCall is the Interactive Network that will issue emergency warnings to the residents of Killeen via telephone. If you have an unlisted telephone number, there are three ways you can register it with FirstCall:
The numbers submitted to this program are protected, under the normal non-disclosure agreement that FirstCall and the client enter into. FirstCall only delivers the messages that the community officials tell us to deliver.
The public will not receive telemarketing calls from FirstCall.
1) Email - Allows the community to register unlisted or cellular numbers by submitting their information via the Internet.
Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
City, State, Zip Code
2) Telephone - The Registration Line is a toll-free number for members of a community with unlisted phone numbers or cellular numbers to call and register to be part of the program.
The number to FIRSTCALL Network’s
Registration Line: (866) 484-3264.
This process is very user friendly.
Once the public calls the line they will be prompted on each step of the process. These prompts guide the user in how to use the system and what information to leave.
The system will ask for:
Once the submitted number has been entered into the system, the person registering will then receive a message via the submitted number as a call back from the system confirming their registration.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||www.cdc.gov/|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)||www.fema.gov/|
|National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)||www.noaa.gov/|
|US Department of Homeland Security||www.dhs.gov/|
|US Fire Administration||www.usfa.fema.gov/|
|Office of the Governor||www.governor.state.tx.us/|
|Texas Homeland Security||www.texashomelandsecurity.com/|
|Texas Department of Public Safety||www.txdps.state.tx.us/|
Department of State Health Services
Public Health Preparedness
State of Texas Drought
|Ready.Gov En Espanol||www.listo.gov/|
Protect Texas (Volunteer to assist
during public health emergencies)
|Volunteer Groups Active In Disasters|
|American Red Cross||www.redcross.org/|
|Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters||www.nvoad.org/|
|Emergency Management Organizations|
|International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)||www.iaem.com/|
|National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)||www.nemaweb.org/|
|Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT)||www.emat-tx.org/|
|CBS News Disaster Links||www.cbsnews.com|
|Disaster News Network||www.disasternews.net/|
Hurricane Preparedness for Texans with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
|Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)||http://bellcountylepc.org/|
|Central Texas Regional Advisory Council||http://www.tsa-l.com|
|Central Texas Council of Governments||www.ctcog.org|
Division of Emergency Management
City severe weather hotline number: (254) 286-2005
City government access channel: Time Warner Cable Channel 10
Evacuee and community emergency preparedness information: www.readykilleen.org
State & regional information hotline: 2-1-1