MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
Looking back over several past volumes of TEMO and the Texas Emergency Management Digest, it’s no surprise to find the same repetitive topics addressed over and over, issue after issue. Texans have a long history of coping with a fairly consistent set of natural and manmade disasters.
REGIONAL DISASTER FINANCE COORDINATION PROGRAM
As emergency managers in the state of Texas, we tend to concentrate on mitigating, preparing and responding to emergencies from an operational perspective. Seldom do we do the same for the fiscal side of emergency management, with areas such as recovery often being an afterthought.
TEXAS EMS CONFERENCE
The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) once again participated in the Texas EMS Conference in late November. The 2014 Texas EMS Conference was held in at the Fort Worth Convention Center from November 23 – 26.
HOW HOSPITALS CREATE RESILIENCY
Hospitals are a place where patients willingly surrender to health care professionals, their ability to provide for their own safety. Thus, it is imperative that hospitals are resilient so that the healthcare infrastructure can face almost any challenge while continuing to care for patients.
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