Texas Division of Emergency Management is accepting article submissions for The Texas Emergency Management Online (TEMO) newsletter. If you have an idea for a topic or would like to submit an article, contact Mike Jones at 512-424-7050.
MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
It's hard to believe it's already 2015. Weren't we were just getting ready for the Y2K thing? It looks to like 2015 will
be an interesting year for Texas, full of opportunities and challenges.
Rabies in Texas
Rabies is a virus that can infect the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including humans. Worldwide it kills thousands of people annually, mostly in Africa and Asia, with dogs being the primary source of transmission. In the United States, the canine strain of rabies has been eliminated through the use of effective animal vaccines, the widespread adoption of mandatory vaccinations for dogs and cats, and effective animal control laws, among other strategies.
Texas Winter 2014-2015
The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) has issued their winter 2014/2015 outlook. This outlook for the months of December, January, and February is just one of the outlooks that the CPC issues for various time periods.
Texas Critical Infrastructure Protection
The Texas Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection (OCIP) is charged with coordinating efforts among private sector partners and state,
regional, local, and federal agencies to enhance the security and resilience of critical infrastructure systems throughout the State of Texas
from all hazards and threats. The OCIP is located within the Homeland Security Unit of the Texas Joint Crime Information Center Texas (JCIC).
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Texas Division of Emergency Management is accepting article submissions for The Texas Emergency Management Online (TEMO) newsletter.
If you have an idea for a topic or would like to submit an article, contact Mike Jones at (512) 424-7050.