TX-TF1 First in the Nation to Receive a Perfect Score on FEMA’s Administration Readiness Evaluation

Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) received a perfect score of 100 on its 2023 Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Task Force Administration Readiness Evaluation (ARE) that was recently completed. This marks the first time that any of FEMA’s 28 Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) teams has earned a perfect score since the agency began…

TEEX’s National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center Celebrates 25 Years, Surpasses One Million Participants Trained

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – In its 25th anniversary year, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center (NERRTC) has reached a significant milestone – more than one million participants have been trained in homeland security preparedness for incidents involving weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, cyberattacks, and other all-hazards disasters….

TEEX Announces New Cybersecurity Certificate Series

Participants Learn to Prepare and Protect Organizations and Individuals from Cyber Attacks COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – With the growing frequency, sophistication and magnitude of cyber attacks around the world, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) has established a new cybersecurity certificate series to help the public and private sector protect their organizations and data….

TEEX Trains Community Members to Prepare for Disasters

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – When friends invited Gigi Kenna to attend a course called “When Disaster Strikes: Prepare, Act, Survive,” she didn’t know what to expect. However, since hurricanes, floods and other disasters regularly impact her coastal city of Calabash, North Carolina, she figured it couldn’t hurt to be prepared for disaster. In the day-and-a-half…

TEEX Assists Center for Domestic Preparedness with Training Tribal Nations

In March of 2023, FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) will host its 8th Annual Tribal Nations Training Week. Responders from Tribal Nations all over the United States attend the training in Anniston, Alabama, coming from places as far as New York, Minnesota, and Alaska. In a typical year, participants represent more than 50 tribal…