Skip to main content

Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2015 Vol. 62 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.

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

It’s hard to think about wildfires in Texas without reliving images of the 2011 wildfire season. The drought conditions that helped spawn those wildfires then still exist in large areas of the state today. This should have everyone on alert and stepping up preparedness for the threat for potential wildfires. And, as always, awareness is the first step to preparedness.

Read More
Chikungunya Virus CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced on July 7, 2014, that the first human case of chikungunya in the state of Texas had been confirmed in Williamson County.

Read More
TDEM Recovery and Mitigation Field Staff TDEM RECOVERY AND MITIGATION FIELD STAFF

Did you know that TDEM had a satellite office in Houston? Most folks are familiar with the response field employees, but do not realize that Recovery, Mitigation and Standards have had staff located in the Houston area since 2001.

Read More
Drought Update: Current Conditions and El Niño DROUGHT UPDATE: CURRENT CONDITIONS AND EL NINO

For the past few months, drought conditions around Texas have been a mixed bag. East Texas has seen tremendous recovery, while North Central and Central Texas keep slipping back into severe and exceptional drought conditions.

Read More
NOAA TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS

Find more information on events and resources for the emergency management community.

Read More


Download PDF version.

Texas Emergency Management Online is a free publication of the Texas Division of Emergency Management. Articles in the e-newsletter may be reprinted with credit. Articles do not represent the official view of the Texas Division of Emergency Management.



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