Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2012 Vol. 59 No. 4

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Though many areas in Central and East Texas have welcomed rain, other areas have seen very little and the threat for wildfires still remains. It is critically important that we remind all Texans of the need for fire safety, whether they reside in rural communities or live in suburbs on the edges of our urban communities.

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Disaster Response Workshops DISASTER RESPONSE WORKSHOPS NEAR YOU

Representatives with the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Texas Department of State Health Services are hosting the 2012 Disaster Response Workshops to discuss state capabilities and initiatives that are pertinent to your local communities.

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Coastal Couties Command Workshop COASTAL COUNTIES COMMAND WORKSHOP

More than 100 representatives from three Texas coastal counties met for a workshop in Galveston that focused on what would happen if a Category 3 hurricane made landfall with direct impact to Brazoria, Galveston and Matagorda counties.

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Public Works Response Team AGENCY PARTNER: TEXAS PUBLIC WORKS RESPONSE TEAM

Hurricanes. Floods. Wildfires. Whether natural or manmade, our state gets its share of Texas-sized disasters. To handle the infrastructure damage they cause, you need a Texas-sized response – the Texas Public Works Response Team (PWRT).

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Briefs, Tips and Links 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
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773
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www.txdps.state.tx.us/DEM