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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 7

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.

null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

We didn't have to wait long for summer heat this year. In fact, we didn't even have to wait for summer! As El NiƱo dissipated and flood waters receded, June temperatures rose.

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Heat Related Illnesses Can Be Deadly HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN BE DEADLY

According to the National Weather Service, approximately 270 people have died in the United States over the last three years due to heat-related illnesses. The majority of those cases involved children and seniors.

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Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team BASTROP COUNTY LONG TERM RECOVERY TEAM

The Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team (BCLTRT) was born out of the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire. The most destructive wildfire in Texas history, the Bastrop County Complex Fire destroyed 1,691 homes.

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What Happens in the State Operations Center WHAT HAPPENS IN THE STATE OPERATIONS CENTER, PART 2 INCREASING THE READINESS LEVEL OF THE STATE OPERATIONS CENTER

Increasing the readiness level of the State Operations Center (SOC) refers to a scalable system that generally correlates with the level of support needed by local governments, the number of agencies and organizations that are required to provide said support, and the size of an event.

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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.dps.texas.gov/DEM