Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2011 Vol. 58 No. 5

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

From EMCs to first responders, members of the emergency management community are constantly preparing to save and protect Texas residents during disasters. The question is: have you and your family made your own personal preparedness plans – and when was the last time you got together to rehearse those plans?

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Ready for your close-up READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP? NEW VIDEO TOOL FOR COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS

The Texas Department of State Health Services is making several disaster preparedness videos available for local communities to encourage preparedness for wildfires, hurricanes or any other disaster. Learn how your community can take advantage of this new tool.

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State's Role in Radiation ABCs OF THE STATE’S ROLE IN RADIATION PREPAREDNESS

When it comes to incidents or emergencies involving nuclear plants and radioactive materials, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Texas Department of State Health Services have complementary roles. Read more for the basics of agency involvement and links for additional information.

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Emergency Management Conference 2011 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE IN PICTURES

The 2011 Texas Emergency Management Conference in San Antonio attracted more than 3,000 members of the emergency management community.   Click here for images of the conference

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Texas Parks & Wildlife AGENCY PARTNERS: TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE GAME WARDENS

When a flood, hurricane, tornado or wildfire strikes, Texas game wardens are among the first state officers on the scene. Learn how 530-plus, highly trained and well-equipped and dedicated employees of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department serve this state – and sometimes other states – during disasters and emergencies.

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Emergency Management 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.txdps.state.tx.us

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