Yannello, Amy
November 2007
Emergency Management;Fall2007, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p20
Trade Publication
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.


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