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Winter Survival Kit App

Date: Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The Winter Survival Kit app will help you find your current location, call 911, notify friends or family, and calculate how long your engine can run if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions.

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/apps/winter-survival-kit


Dealing With Winter Storm Damaged Trees

Date: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Texas A&M Forest Service reminds homeowners that winter storm damaged trees can be dangerous and should be taken care of with caution. Read here for more tips!

http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu/main/popup.aspx?id=18052

 


TexasFlu.org

Date: Thursday, November 13th, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services provides TexasFlu.org, where individuals can find answers to their flu-related questions. Beat the cough this year!

http://www.texasflu.org/

 


NOAA Winter Weather Outlook

Date: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Get acquainted with the National Weather Service Winter Weather Outlook website now so that you know how to navigate when the time of need arises!

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/winter/index.shtml

 


Resources for Animal Owners Affected by Natural Disasters

Date: Thursday, October 9th, 2014

This publication lists groups that can help locate missing pets and livestock, assist with carcass disposal, provide animal feed, and more; it also provides phones numbers and web addresses for each group.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/er-022.htm

 


Ebola Virus in Texas

Date: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn more about the first imported case of Ebola Virus in Texas.

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Additional Ebola Resources:

  1. Ebola Factsheet (pdf)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

  2. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
    Centers for Disease Control and PreventionSigns & Symptoms 

    Transmission

    Prevention

    Questions & Answers

  3. Advice for Travelers
    World Health Organization

View more Texas EDEN Disease and Epidemic Resources including information on Enterovirus D68.


USDA Disaster Information & Agencies

Date: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Source:  United States Department of Agriculture

Information on the different programs available for producers and farmers during an Emergency or Disaster.

View PDF Brochure


FEMA Emergency Preparedness App – Now in Spanish

Date: Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Source:  FEMA.gov

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has launched a free Spanish-language app with information on what individuals can do before, during and after a disaster to keep their families and communities safe.

View Full Article

Article in Spanish

Download the App on Apple App Store

Download the App on Google Play

Spanish Video Introduction to App

Spanish Frequently Asked Questions


Texas Department of Public Safety- Hurricane Preparedness

Date: Thursday, August 21st, 2014

The Texas Department of Public Safety offers multiple hurricane preparedness and recovery resources regarding evacuating pets, supplies to keep on hand and more.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/ThreatAwareness/weather_aware_hurricane.htm


Financial Recovery: Homeowner’s Property Insurance Issues

Date: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Learn more about Hurricanes and homeowner’s property insurance.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/er-035.htm