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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2017 Vol. 64 No. 8

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

Welcome to August, Texas! Hot enough for you out there? The heat just keeps rising, so be sure to keep yourself, your family, friends, and coworkers cool and hydrated when engaging in outdoor activities. Everyone should know the risks, symptoms, and what to do in case of heat related illness.



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Preparing For A Safe and Secure 2017-2018 School Year PREPARING FOR A SAFE AND SECURE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Although school may have adjourned for the summer, districts should already be preparing for the new 2017-2018 school year. Summer is a great time to assess and repair school facilities like playgrounds, athletic venues and chemistry labs. Summer is also a good time to review emergency operations plans and prepare for staff and student training.


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Minuteman Disaster Response:  Get To Know This No-Cost Response Resource MINUTEMAN DISASTER RESPONSE: GET TO KNOW THIS NO-COST RESPONSE RESOURCE

Due to its unique role in the disaster response field, Minuteman Disaster Response (MDR) is largely unknown to Texas emergency managers. Most emergency managers don't have it on their to-do lists to identify their go-to private and nonprofit disaster response partners because so very few of these resources exist.



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2017 Hurricane Charlie State Exercise 2017 HURRICANE CHARLIE STATE EXERCISE

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) developed and sponsored a series of exercises to test key elements of the state's hurricane preparedness program. This year's full-scale exercise, "Hurricane Charlie," was named in remembrance of the Galveston's Emergency Manager, Charlie Victor Kelly Sr., and conducted June 1-9, 2017. It focused on testing ground transportation along Texas' interstate highways – mainly in DPS Region 2 – from Beaumont to Galveston.



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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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Austin, TX 78773
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