MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
You will hear me say that change is challenging. Change is difficult. But change is going to bring improvements. This is a message you will continue to hear from me. Over the past year, you have seen a number of changes at TDEM and I hope these changes will be for the better.
FNSS TOOL KIT: A RESOURCE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGERS
Is your community ready to operate shelters that accommodate persons with functional and access needs? Read more to learn about and download a copy of the Functional Needs Support Services (FNSS) Tool Kit to ensure your shelter is in compliance.
RIO GRANDE VALLEY AIR EVACUATION EXERCISE
Hurricanes have brought damaging winds and severe flooding to the Rio Grande Valley in recent years. The challenge of these storms is being met as local communities step up to the plate, working with state and federal partners to improve their preparedness and evacuation plans.
TEXAS DROUGHT OUTLOOK
Severe drought and 100 degree temperatures plaguing southern U.S. states from California to Florida are making national news. In Texas, various state and federal agencies have joined forces to provide the public with timely news, education and information resources.