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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
As the holidays near, people are making lists, checking them twice and hunting for that perfect gift.
The season of sharing is also a great opportunity to incorporate holiday planning into basic emergency planning.
THE 2016 HURRICANE SEASON
In 2016, we saw seven hurricanes in the Atlantic, eight tropical storms, and two tropical depressions.
This was pretty close to a "near-normal" season, where the averages from 1981-2010 includes 12 tropical storms,
6 hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes.
2016 TEXAS EMS CONFERENCE
The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) participated in the 2016 Texas EMS Conference.
The conference was held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas from November 19 – 23.
TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
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