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Disaster Preparedness and Your Health

Date: August 23rd, 2016

Maintaining your health during a disaster should be at the top of your priority list.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/disaster-preparedness-and-your-health.php

 


Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

Date: August 16th, 2016

Source:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

View links to Management Planning Guides, Facility Protection, Other Resources for Business Emergency Preparation:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/business.html

 


Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults

Date: August 9th, 2016

Know. Plan. React. Older adults need a disaster preparedness plan, too.

View presentation PDF:

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/pdf/disaster-preparedness-for-older-adults.pdf

 


Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Date: August 2nd, 2016

Keep yourself and your pets safe during a disaster:

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness

 


Home Water Conservation Tips

Date: July 26th, 2016

Even after a wetter than normal Spring, drought is still a looming threat in Texas. Water conservation begins at home.

http://water.tamu.edu/home-water-conservation-tips/

 


How to “Summerize” Dairy Facilities

Date: July 19th, 2016

Learn more about protecting your dairy cows and facilities from extreme summer heat.

http://texasdairymatters.org/files/2010/06/PreSummer.pdf

 


May Storms Federal Assistance Process

Date: July 14th, 2016

Applying for federal disaster assistance for the May storms is a two-step process. Taking those two steps ensures consideration for all FEMA programs and the U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loans.

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2016/07/06/applying-federal-assistance-may-storms-two-step-process

 


Cleaning Flood Damaged Homes

Date: July 12th, 2016

Rebuilding too quickly after a flood can cause continuing problems such as mold growth, insect infestations, and deterioration of the wood and wall coverings.  Flood waters are not clean water; therefore, most porous building materials must be removed and replaced with new materials.

Water Damage Restoration & Clean Up Checklist

http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/water-damage-restoration-clean-up-checklist/

Download free eBook

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/643461

 


Managing Mosquitoes After a Flood

Date: July 5th, 2016

Floods can set up a potential hot bed for mosquito production and the diseases they transmit.  Use these resources to manage mosquitoes after a flood or heavy rains.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/managing-mosquitoes.php

Related:  Controlling Mosquitoes to Reduce the Spread of Zika Virus

http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/controlling-mosquitoes-reduce-spread-zika-virus/

 


College Student Disaster Preparedness

Date: June 28th, 2016

Parents and college students…use these resources to prepare for a disaster:

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