Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2011 Vol. 58 No. 3

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Chief W. Nim Kidd is a strong supporter of professional development and continuing education. In this message, he discusses one of the best investments emergency management professionals can make to enhance their careers.

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Karl Schumacher and Hahn Truong PLANNING TO PROTECT OUR INFRASTRUCTURE: THE ABCs OF CIKR

(CIKR) Critical Infrastructure & Key Resources is also known as Infrastructure Protection – an emergency management preparedness program based on the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). CIKR training, definitions, documentation and where to look for more information are discussed in this article.

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DONATIONS MANAGEMENT RECOVERY SECTION: DONATIONS MANAGEMENT COURSE HELPS JURISDICTIONS

In the wake of a disaster, people eager to help will donate needed items as well as an astonishing number of items that are of little use to survivors. Here’s where your jurisdiction can get information on the donations management challenge.

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Nationwide guidance from FEMA PLANNING FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY: FUNCTIONAL NEEDS SUPPORT SERVICES

As demographics change, emergency managers have a legal, as well as an ethical, obligation to put plans in place to meet the needs of all members of their communities, including the most vulnerable. New, nationwide guidance from FEMA affects planning for all “general population” shelters, ensuring that the whole community is taken into account.

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WALT KELLY WALT KELLEY: A TEXAS TRAILBLAZER

Few can say they have built their own emergency management program from the ground up. Walt Kelley, Emergency Administration Manager (EAM) for the City of Amarillo, is by many accounts one of those few.

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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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Austin, TX 78773
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