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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 2

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

Although Texas is famous for its hot and sunny weather, no other state has experienced more deadly and costly severe weather events. With December’s “Goliath” blizzard and the deadly Christmastime tornadoes, you don’t have to look back very far to be reminded that severe weather can happen anywhere and at any time.

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Driver License Disaster Response Unit DRIVER LICENSE DISASTER RESPONSE UNIT

Since Hurricane Katrina, the Driver License Division has provided special services to Texas residents impacted by a disaster. In 2011, a formal Disaster Response Unit (DRU) was created, and enables Driver License employees to travel to any location in the state to provide Driver License…

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The STEAR System Will Soon Be Three Years Old THE STEAR SYSTEM WILL SOON BE THREE YEARS OLD

March 15, 2016 will mark the end of the third year that the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) system has been available to Texas citizens and local governments. During these three years, the STEAR system has evolved and now offers more registration options for individuals…

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A Christmas to Remember A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER - NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS DPS REGION 1 TORNADO RESPONSE

The December 2015 Christmas storms impacted a wide portion of the state of Texas. In particular, areas in Region 1 were devastated by a series of tornadoes that touched down on the evening of December 26.

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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