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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
Although Texas is famous for its hot and sunny weather, no other state has experienced more deadly and costly severe weather events. With December’s “Goliath” blizzard and the deadly Christmastime tornadoes, you don’t have to look back very far to be reminded that severe weather can happen anywhere and at any time.
DRIVER LICENSE DISASTER RESPONSE UNIT
Since Hurricane Katrina, the Driver License Division has provided special services to Texas residents impacted by a disaster. In 2011, a formal Disaster Response Unit (DRU) was created, and enables Driver License employees to travel to any location in the state to provide Driver License…
THE STEAR SYSTEM WILL SOON BE THREE YEARS OLD
March 15, 2016 will mark the end of the third year that the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) system has been available to Texas citizens and local governments. During these three years, the STEAR system has evolved and now offers more registration options for individuals…
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