Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2012 Vol. 59 No. 8

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

September is National Preparedness Month. Our nation has set aside this month not just to remember the challenges we, as a nation, have overcome but to reinforce the need for all of us to be prepared for disasters and emergencies.

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Hurricane Isaac HURRICANE ISAAC

On August 28, the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) and the Disaster District Committee (DDC) in Beaumont were activated to provide support to the state of Louisiana during the run up to and landfall of Hurricane Isaac.

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Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS (CERT)

Being prepared for disasters is a vital key to surviving and building resiliency for the “next time” a disaster occurs. Being prepared for disasters is the goal of the national CERT Program.

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Wildfire Preparedness WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS

Just over one year ago, massive wildfires burned across Bastrop County. With the ongoing threat of drought and the blazing Texas heat, wildfires continue to be a threat.

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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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