MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
The key to a successful state response is building relationships with federal, state, local, and tribal officials and emergency management partners across agencies and organizations in order to conduct planning for effective emergency response, and to facilitate coordinated preparedness and response activities for emergency situations across Texas.
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy the eighteenth named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall on the New Jersey coastline.
FORMULA 1 – TEXAS STYLE
Austin is gearing up to host the 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix on November 16-18 at the new Circuit Of The Americas facility.
EMI VIRTUAL TABLETOP EXERCISE
Texas participates in the Emergency Management Institute’s (EMI) recently hosted Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) using a video teleconference platform to reach training audiences around the country and provide a virtual forum for disaster training.