[Fiscal Notes] Emergency Management in Texas

Texas Comptroller

Photo of a man being rescued via helicopter
How the State Prepares for the Worst
In the May edition of Fiscal Notes, the Comptroller’s office examines Texas’ emergency management system, a web of public and private organizations that work together to mount the state’s initial responses to disasters. Since 1953, Texas has seen an average of four federally declared disasters each year.

This edition also takes a look at the work of the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas, which was created after Hurricane Harvey to assist with recovery operations and to recommend improvements in communication, coordination and infrastructure to lessen the impact of future disasters.

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