Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2011 Vol. 58 No. 2

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

One of the major challenges facing the Texas Division of Emergency Management in 2011 is streamlining the process for review of thousands of planning documents. The Texas Division of Emergency Management Plans Unit intends to meet the challenge.

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law enforcement officials are prepared to protect super bowl fans SUPER BOWL PLANNING INVOLVES MANY AGENCIES

While Super Bowl fans planned for the best of sports entertainment, emergency managers and law enforcement officials prepared to protect them from the threat of the worst. Behind the scenes, hundreds of individuals were involved in working to provide security for the game.

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Emergency Management Performance Grant at work ABCs OF THE EMPG (EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT) PROGRAM

Many communities in Texas rely on grant funds to help keep their emergency management programs afloat. Learn more about the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) – a federal grant that provides funding to assist state and local governments in developing and carrying out emergency management programs

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Aerial Image for Hazard Mitigation HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM SAVES LIVES AND PROPERTY

The Texas Division of Emergency Management Mitigation Section works to reduce the impact of disasters by analyzing hazards and improving infrastructure. Read about a real life event in which the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program saved lives and property.

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image of eagle TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, LINKS AND TIPS

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

REGISTRATION OPEN: 2011 TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

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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

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