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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 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, send an email to TDEM.WEB@dps.texas.gov.

null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Most of the state has experienced warm temperatures so far this fall. The cold fronts that have made it across the state have brought welcome short bouts of cooler temperatures and a break from the stifling summer heat and humidity. Whether or not La Niña develops, we still need to prepare for winter weather.

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Texas Emergency Management Assistance Team Program TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE TEAM PROGRAM

The Texas Emergency Management Assistance Team (TEMAT) program is an initiative of the Governors and Texas Homeland Security 2017 – 2021 Strategic Plan. The TEMAT program centers on best practices shared from the local level during catastrophic events in Texas.

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La Niña Update and Texas Winter Outlook LA NINA UPDATE AND TEXAS WINTER OUTLOOK

La Niña occurs when there are unusually cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific and off of the South American west coast. This usually occurs during the fall and winter months and has impacts across the Northern Hemisphere.

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Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual System TEXAS INTRASTATE FIRE MUTUAL SYSTEM

The Texas A&M Forest Service helps support the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual System (TIFMAS) in many ways. Grant funding is available to local fire departments and recently three were selected to receive more than $700,000 in grants to purchase new wildland firefighting vehicles.

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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
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