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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 1

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

As the New Year begins, it’s a natural time to look back at the challenges and accomplishments of the previous year while we look toward the new opportunities and resolve of the new one.

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Texas Winter Weather Preparedness What You Need to Know About the Use of Numerical Weather Prediction Models

Born in the 1950s with the advent of computer technology—crude compared to today's standards—forecasters began to use computer models to predict the state of the atmosphere into the future. In short, a computer-generated weather forecast. The advancement of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models since then is nothing short of amazing.

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Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) TDI, Insurers Work at Front Lines to Help Consumers

Texas insurers are often on the front lines talking with consumers in the aftermath of damaging storms like those that hit several areas of the state in May and October. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) works closely with the companies to ensure that consumers get the help they need as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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The Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Texas EMS First Responder Award

We are proud to announce the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was honored with the First Responder of the Year Award at the 2015 Texas EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Conference in Dallas, Texas, on November 24, 2015. The award recognizes a first responder organization that demonstrated leadership in EMS in patient care, public access, medical control, disaster preparedness, public education or training.

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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 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