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Flu.gov – Get the facts!

Date: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Don’t let flu season sneak up on you; prepare today to keep your family safe.


Protecting Your Home Against Wildfires

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

By taking a proactive approach to wildfire prevention, you can significantly increase your safety and your home’s likelihood of survival during a catastrophic wildfire event.


Winter Weather Ready

Date: Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Make sure your family, your home, and your pets are all safe and warm in the possibility of winter storms.

Preparing for Winter Storms

Prepare for the Unexpected

Heating Homes

Pet Preparedness

Firewise: Wildfire Aware

Date: Monday, October 26th, 2015

The Firewise Communities Program encourages local solutions for safety by involving homeowners in taking individual responsibility for preparing their homes from the risk of wildfire.



Severe Weather Preparedness

Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Wind, snow and hail storms – Texas has them all. Sunny one day and flooding the next? Texas has that, too. Don’t get caught in the rain, be prepared.



Food Safety for Food Vendors and Groups

Date: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

In Texas, Fall is just another word for football season. Check out this article to make sure your tailgating food is prepared correctly!



Disaster Preparedness Guides

Date: Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Use these disaster preparedness guides to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days.

Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.

Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster

Disaster Preparedness for College Students:

Emergency Food and Water Supplies

Preparing Your Evacuation “Grab and Go” Box

View more preparedness resources from Texas EDEN


National Preparedness Month

Date: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month. This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community.



Animals in Emergencies

Date: Tuesday, 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.




Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: Tuesday, 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.