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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/

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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

 

 


Disaster Preparedness for Child Care Centers

Date: June 21st, 2016

Use these resources to prepare a Child Care Center for a disaster such as a storm, flood or hurricane.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/disaster-preparedness-for-childcare-centers.php

 

 


Disaster Preparedness for Businesses

Date: June 14th, 2016

Use the following resources to prepare your business for floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and widespread serious illness.

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


Video Series: Returning to Your Flood-Damaged Home

Date: June 9th, 2016

Source:  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

These videos discuss how to return to your home for the first time after a natural disaster such as a flood.


Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults

Date: June 7th, 2016

Know, plan, act. Use this AgriLife Extension presentation resource to better understand caring for older adults before, during and after disasters.

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