Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2013 Vol. 60 No. 5

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

As emergency managers in Texas, we all stand prepared to help Texans in the face of a disaster.

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Looking back at the Waco Tornado of 1953 and the lessons learned LOOKING BACK AT THE WACO TORNADO OF 1953 AND THE LESSONS LEARNED

Throughout history, Texas has a number of natural disasters and the aftermath that comes with the destruction. One particular tornado in Waco stands out this month in history among the rest. 

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Preparing for Hurricane Season PREPARING FOR HURRICANE SEASON

Hurricane season officially begins in Texas on June 1 and runs through the end of November, with peak hurricane activity typically occurring in August and September.

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Volunteering and Donating Responsibly in Times of Disaster VOLUNTEERING AND DONATING RESPONSIBLY IN TIMES OF DISASTER

As people watch images of the West fertilizer plant explosion, many not in the affected area wondered what they could do to help. They may have started putting together clothing or canned goods to send to the survivors, or planned on taking a trip to volunteer.

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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
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Austin, TX 78773
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