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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2014 Vol. 61 No. 11

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

You don’t have to go back very far to be reminded that severe winter weather does happen in Texas. In early December 2013 ice storms wreaked havoc on north Texas and brought an icy chill to vast areas of the state. Major highways including Interstates 20 and 35 were closed.

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RRAP REGIONAL RESILIENCY ASSESMENT PROGRAM (RRAP) FOR THE TEXAS CATTLE FEEDING INDUSTRY

RRAP is a voluntary and nonregulated focus on specific infrastructure sectors within a defined geographic area and address a range of hazards capable of regionally and/or nationally significant consequences.

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Office of the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator OFFICE OF THE STATEWIDE INTEROPERABILITY COORDINATOR

The Office of the Texas Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) is a part of the Public Safety Communication Service within the Law Enforcement Support Division at the Department of Public Safety.

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How hospitals prepare for community disasters HOW HOSPITALS PREPARE FOR COMMUNITY DISASTERS

When disasters strike, hospitals respond. Incidents create sick and injured patients (and their family), the worried well seeking safety, patients evacuated from other hospitals, medically sensitive community members whose medical devices require power and water and the normal emergency cases like heart attacks.

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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 Division of Emergency Management
Texas Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773
Phone: (512) 424-2138   Fax: (512) 424-2444
www.txdps.state.tx.us/DEM