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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2017 Vol. 64 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, send an email to TDEM.WEB@dps.texas.gov.

null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Happy 2017, Texas! Many of us have made our New Year’s resolutions this year; to be healthier, to read more, to stop procrastinating. Whatever your New Year’s resolution may be, let’s add another one to the list – to be more personally prepared for emergencies and disasters.

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2016 Atlantic hurricane map AMBER ALERT AWARENESS DAY

AMBER Alert Awareness Day is observed every January 13 when the U.S. Department of Justice remembers the abduction and brutal murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman that occurred 21 years ago in Texas. AMBER means "America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response."

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FNSS toolkit 2017 HOUSTON-GALVESTON-SABINE LAKE HURRICANE EVACUATION FULL-SCALE EXERCISE

TDEM, together with its state and federal partners and in conjunction with local jurisdictions, will hold a series of workshops and tabletop exercises, leading up to the full-scale exercise planned for June 1-9, 2017.

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2016 Texas EMS Conference TEXAS VOAD 2017 UPDATE

Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission. More than 30 agencies are members of the Texas VOAD.

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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
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Austin, TX 78773
Phone: (512) 424-2138    Fax: (512) 424-2444
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