|Three weeks in and we still looked good.|
Easy enough when you are getting fed and
are not waist deep in waste water.
Nothing happened until and unless a State of Texas Assistance Request (STAR) was filed, approved, and issued. STARs begin with civilian authorities in need of resources. They call the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) State Emergency Operation Center (SOC). If approved, the STAR is passed to a responding agency with authorization.
|Texas Maritime Regiment handled water-borne |
search-and-rescue and search-and-recovery
|The Emergency Transportation Network evacuated people|
who could not leave the strike zones on their own.
|The Israeli Defence Force sent a liaison to find out|
how we handle mass emergencies.
AFK: Hurricane Harvey