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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 6

The Texas Division of Emergency Management is accepting article submissions for The Texas Emergency Management Online (TEMO) newsletter. If you have an idea for a topic or would like to submit an article, contact Mike Jones at 512-424-7050.

nullW. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

June 1 marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. Packed with the potential for a powerful storm surge, high winds, tornadoes and flooding, a hurricane can devastate coastal areas as well as severely impact vast areas hundreds of miles inland.

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Chandler Villa Mart High School Teen CERT Member Announced for National Youth Preparedness Council

Today FEMA headquarters announced that Chandler Villa, a 17-year-old member of the Mart High School Teen CERT Team, has been selected to represent FEMA Region VI on the National Youth Preparedness Council.

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State Operations Center What Happens in the State Operations Center? Part 1

Prior to 1950, disaster relief and recovery in Texas was essentially left up to local jurisdictions, but after a series of major disasters, it became apparent that disaster preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery needed a central organization to support the efforts of local governments.

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Storm It Doesn’t Take a Hurricane

Images of Hurricane Ike are still vivid in the minds of many Texans. It is the last hurricane to strike Texas and perhaps the storm of our generation. It easily is the costliest hurricane to strike our state, and its effects were severe and have been long lasting.

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TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS NEWS BRIEFS

TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
Find more information on events and resources for the emergency management community.

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Texas Division of Emergency Management
Texas Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773
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www.txdps.state.tx.us/DEM