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?
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.
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.