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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2017 Vol. 64 No. 4

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null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Spring is Here
Spring has finally arrived! (Yes, I know it's felt like spring for a while now in Texas.) With spring has already come a slew of severe weather incidents. Communities across Texas have seen wildfire, tornados, straight-line winds and more. Sadly, several of these Texas weather incidents have resulted in the loss of life including three storm chasers.

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National Volunteer Week - Recognizing & Celebrating The Efforts Of Vounteers NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK – RECOGNIZING & CELEBRATING THE EFFORTS OF VOLUNTEERS

Since 1974, National Volunteer Week has provided a universal opportunity to recognize the integral roles that volunteers play in every sector of emergency management and life. Volunteers offer their time, skills and leadership to help others in times of need. In doing so, they enrich the community while continuing their personal development.

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Local Jurisdictions:  Are You Financially Prepared For A Disaster? LOCAL JURISDICTIONS: ARE YOU FINANCIALLY PREPARED FOR A DISASTER?

As emergency managers in Texas, we tend to focus on mitigating, preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters from an operational perspective. Seldom do we do the same for the fiscal side of emergency management, with areas such as recovery often becoming an afterthought.

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10th Annual EMAT Symposium 10TH ANNUAL EMAT SYMPOSIUM

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) recently participated in the 2017 Emergency Management Association of Texas Symposium. The symposium was held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in San Marcos from March 5 – 8.

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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.dps.texas.gov/DEM