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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 3

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

Most everyone is familiar with the adage, “March comes in like a lion, but goes out like a lamb.” In Texas, March is typically only the beginning of several months of increased potential for dangerous and recurring severe weather.

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Behind The Wildfire: The Hub of Information BEHIND THE WILDFIRE: THE HUB OF INFORMATION

Battling intense flames, digging a fireline or saving a structure from sure destruction easily come to mind when thinking of a Texas wildfire, but out of sight from those on the frontlines are behind-the-scenes key players ensuring that the management of a suppression runs smoothly for all involved.

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DPS Capitol Complex TECC Training DPS CAPITOL COMPLEX TECC TRAINING

Last year, a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper was credited with saving the life of a sergeant who had been shot high in his leg. The DPS sergeant—who had attended Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) training at DPS less than a year before the incident—remained calm and gave instructions...

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Texas Division of Emergency Management and FEMA Corps TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND FEMA CORPS

The Department of Homeland Security-Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) launched an innovative partnership that established a FEMA-devoted unit of 1,600 service corps members within AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps).

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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