Exercise Unit

The Texas Division of Emergency Management, Exercise Unit provides support to local jurisdictions, regional and state level agencies, and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) to design, conduct and evaluate emergency exercises at all levels.  The Unit’s State Exercise Program Specialist develops exercise schedules and coordinates exercise programs with other state agencies and local governments. The Unit also monitors local emergency exercise compliance with Emergency Management Program Grant exercise requirements.

NEW 2014 Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) Series
The Virtual Tabletop Exercises (VTTX) will be offered monthly by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM). The VTTX differs from other Tabletop exercises in that it will be conducted using Video-Teleconference (VTC) technology (not web based), and is intended to provide an opportunity for responders across the state and the nation to simultaneously participate in a hazard-specific facilitated discussion. For additional information, application form and Point of Contact see the VTTX Guidance.

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