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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 4

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

Back in the mid 1800s, Indianola, Texas was a flourishing metropolitan area on the edge of the alluring Matagorda Bay. The developing commercial center was well on its way to becoming a port rival to Galveston and New Orleans.

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Arranging the Texas Emergency Management Conference Exhibit Hall ARRANGING THE TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE EXHIBIT HALL

For the last five years, Scott Sutherland has been in charge of organizing all of the companies, local and state agencies as well as nonprofit and voluntary organizations that exhibit at the Texas Emergency Management Conference.

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Rapid Population Growth and Emergency Management RAPID POPULATION GROWTH AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Texas population is exploding. The state demographer’s office predicts that the population of Texas could double by 2050. Many of the counties around the large metropolitan areas of Dallas, Tarrant, Harris, Bexar and Travis counties are some of the fastest growing areas in the country and are quickly becoming some of the largest population centers in the state.

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Top Ten Deadliest Tornadoes in Texas (since 1900) TOP TEN DEADLIEST TORNADOES IN TEXAS (SINCE 1900)

Nothing embodies severe weather quite like a tornado, and no other state has recorded more tornadoes than Texas. On average 132 tornadoes touchdown in Texas every year. Although tornadoes are most common between April and June, they can occur at any time of the year.

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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
Phone: (512) 424-2138   Fax: (512) 424-2444
www.txdps.state.tx.us/DEM