TITLE

STATE OF EMERGENCY

AUTHOR(S)
Yannello, Amy
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Emergency Management;Fall2007, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the mobilization efforts initiated by the Emergency Management Council headed by Texas governor Rick Perry after U.S. President George Bush declared a state of emergency in the state days before 2007 Hurricane Dean was predicted to happen. Accordingly, the initiative included a deployment of 5,000 Texas National Guard troops and more than 1,000 paramedics, police officers and firefighters. At least 25,000 people were involved in the mobilization effort, as stated.
ACCESSION #
29339052

 

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