Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2011 Vol. 58 No. 6

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

As we move into hurricane season, I would like to challenge all of you to consider several ways to streamline coordination of local and state response. I want to hear what you think about these concepts and to collect additional suggestions you may have to offer.

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NLE 2011 NLE DRILL MARKS 200 YEARS SINCE NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKE

This year’s National Level Exercise (NLE 2011) centered on a catastrophic earthquake that could send evacuees streaming into Texas. NLE exercises help state and federal agencies improve coordination as they respond to the worst of the worst.

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IERSP IERSP UPDATE: STATE RESOURCES IDENTIFIED

The recent NLE 11 (National Level Exercise 2011) is an example of how the Interstate Emergency Response Support Plan would be implemented as area states deploy personnel and bring in resources to assist with disasters.

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ABCs of FMAGs ABCs OF FIRE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANTS

Fire Management Assistant Grants, often referred to as FMAGs, are one of the main sources of federal assistance to state and local governments for wildfires. These grants support “mitigation, management and control” of fires.

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TxDOT and Wildfires AGENCY PARTNERS: TxDOT AND WILDFIRES

The Texas Department of Transportation's dynamic message signs are only one of the ways the agency supports statewide efforts to fight Texas wildfires. Learn what types of assistance TxDOT provides.

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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 Department of Public Safety
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Austin, TX 78773
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