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Animals in Emergencies

Date: August 25th, 2015

Often, the need to care for livestock and family pets during emergencies is overlooked among everything else. Here are some tips to make sure your pet and livestock friends are also accounted for.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/005-agriculture/e-planning-pets-livestock.php

 

 


Managing Your Money in Tough Times

Date: August 18th, 2015

Money is often on the minds of most Americans, and when times get tough, that concern can make stress levels skyrocket. Here are answers to some of American’s most frequently asked money-related questions.

http://www.extension.org/pages/15275/financial-security:-managing-money-in-tough-times#.VUzh-SPF9Fw

 


Deer Breeder Movement Standards Plan Finalized

Date: August 13th, 2015

Source:  Texas Parks & Wildlife

Framework Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Management, Industry Needs

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CWD Resources, News & Maps


Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: August 11th, 2015

A disaster can occur when we least expect it and regardless of where we happen to be at the time: home, work, or school. Most universities and colleges encourage students and faculty to develop an emergency plan.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/disaster-preparedness-for-college-students.php

 


Replacing Personal Documents After a Natural Disaster

Date: August 4th, 2015

Follow the link to access a list of contacts to replace personal documents lost in a natural disaster.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/recovery/replacing-personal-documents-after-a-fire.pdf

 


Registration for Assistance Extended Until Aug. 27

Date: July 28th, 2015

Source:  FEMA.gov

The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to provide Individual Assistance to six additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred between May 4 and June 19, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

In addition, FEMA today approved an extension of the deadline to register for assistance in the 42 counties designated for Individual Assistance. The new deadline is August 27, 2015.

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Livestock Protection in Floods

Date: July 28th, 2015

Emergency preparedness is important for all animals, but especially for livestock because of their size, feed requirement, and shelter and transportation needs. One possible Texas emergency is flooding.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/005-agriculture/livestock-preparedness-recovery.php

 


Understanding Individual Assistance & Public Assistance

Date: July 21st, 2015

Source:  FEMA.gov

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides two main types of assistance following natural disasters, such as the Texas storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred May 4 through June 19.

Individual Assistance is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to individuals and families who have sustained losses due to disasters.

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Home Water Conservation

Date: July 21st, 2015

As drought continues to be a pressing summer issue in many areas of Texas, individuals are searching for ways to conserve water. The AgriLife Extension Water Education Network has several ideas and tips for homeowners.

http://water.tamu.edu/water-resources-homeowners/

Additional water conservation resources available at:

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/droughts-home-water-conservation.php

 


Mosquito Control Around the Home

Date: July 14th, 2015

Mosquitoes are not only annoying or irritating, but they also can transmit disease-causing organisms to humans. Knowing the facts could save your family from harm.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/pdfs/2008-floods-mosquitoes/E33-mosquito-control-around-the-home.pdf