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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
Woohoo! Now was that a great conference, or was that a great conference?!
I think that was a great conference! It was amazing to see so many people from the
emergency management community join us in San Antonio for the 2017
Texas Emergency Management Conference (TEMC).
ANIMAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMUNITY
An emergency manager's job is to protect human life and property. This is a difficult and
sometimes thankless job, often exacerbated by factors outside of our control. As society,
technology and the emergency management community evolve, it becomes apparent that giving
considerable thought to "whole community" preparedness will lead to a better outcome
at the end of the day.
THE 2017 TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
The 2017 Texas Emergency Management Conference (TEMC) was held May 16-19 in San Antonio,
Texas. Visitors from near and far congregated at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
to engage with others within the emergency management community – state, federal, private,
nonprofit and public partners alike. Emergency managers spent time networking, exhibitors
showed off cutting-edge products, and workshop presenters detailed new initiatives and
CPR/AED AWARENESS WEEK
On December 13, 2007, Congress unanimously passed a resolution to set aside June 1-7
each year as National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External
Defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week to spotlight how lives can be saved if more
Americans would learn to perform CPR and use an AED.
TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
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