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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2018 Vol. 65 No. 10

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null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

“Employees must wash hands before returning to work.” We’ve all seen the sign. Hopefully, we are all heeding those words by practicing good hygiene and not just going through the motions with this and other cautionary steps towards staying healthy. September may have been National Preparedness Month but chances are, some folks still don’t have a plan for when the unexpected occurs.


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Preparing for a Flood PREPARING FOR A FLOOD

The overflow of water onto land which is normally dry is known as flooding and can occur in varying degrees just about anywhere in the country. Severe flooding caused by hurricanes, tropical storms and excessive rains have contributed to some of the most costly natural disasters in the nation. While flooding events can happen anywhere, they are more common in low-lying areas near rivers, streams and coastal areas.


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Haunting We Will Go A HAUNTING WE WILL GO

Ghost, Goblins and Fire Marshals? Oh my!  It’s October: the month of football games, Halloween and National Fire Prevention Week.  It’s the time of the month when everyone should check their smoke alarms and practice their home escape plans. But what else is lurking around the corner?


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Cybersecurity Nightmares CYBERSECURITY NIGHTMARES

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month, but it is also Halloween. So keeping in the spirit of Halloween we will look at a couple of real life “strange and scary” Internet of Things (IoT) occurrences. The first one is probably the scariest I have ever heard of: surgically implantable devices.


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TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS NEWS BRIEFS

TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
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Texas Department of Public Safety
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Austin, TX 78773
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