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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2015 Vol. 62 No. 11

The 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.

nullW. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

The first cold fronts that roll into Texas usually begin mid- to late-October. And they’re usually welcome, since they break the summer’s stifling heat and bring relief for those suffering under high summer humidity. But they should also serve as a cue to start our winter preparedness.

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The Texas Business Emergency Operations Center INFLUENZA (THE FLU)

Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Anyone can get the flu (even healthy people), and serious problems related to the flu can happen at any age, but some people are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications if they get sick.

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Community Preparedness WAKING UP TO WILDFIRE AND THE JOURNEY TO BECOME RAPIDLY FIRE ADAPTED

The 2011 Wildfire season marked the dawn of wildfire awareness in the city of Austin and communities across Travis County. Two destructive wildfires in particular painted a daunting picture of the threat fire in the Wildland Urban Interface poses to our communities.

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Water Safety and Awareness Education REGION 5 WINTER WEATHER PREPAREDNESS

Due to a strong El Niño weather pattern, the National Weather Service is predicting a wetter and colder than normal winter for Texas. A wetter and colder winter could mean more snow, more ice or maybe just more rain.

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TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS NEWS BRIEFS

TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
Find more information on events and resources for the emergency management community.

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Texas Department of Public Safety
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Austin, TX 78773
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