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Hurricane Ike TERT Deployments

On September 10, 2008, in response to warnings about Hurricane Ike approaching the coast of Texas, Sherry Decker, North Region Coordinator for National Emergency Number Association - Texas Chapter (NENA -TX), dispatched a letter to NENA-TX members and the Coastal Bend Agencies reminding them that the Texas Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) is available to deploy to disaster areas.

Hurricane Ike hit the Texas coast at Galveston on September 13 at 2:10 am CDT, as a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 110 mph. TERT was activated and the following deployments ensued:

Scenes from Hurricane IKE Deployment to Seabrook, TX, September 2008

Photos by 9-1-1 Dispatchers Jeff Doughty, Matt Hurtado, Jason Smith, Jennifer Veber

TERT Deployment Supply List

A letter from Sherry Decker, ENP, North Central Texas TERT Hurricane IKE Deployment Coordinator

Deployment Shirt [jpg]

September 14, 2008

September 15, 2008

September 17, 2008

September 24, 2008

September 25, 2008

September 28, 2008

October 5 , 2008


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