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Understanding Individual Assistance & Public Assistance

Date: Tuesday, 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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Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane

Date: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Here are some tips on caring for and treating livestock post-hurricane.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/005-agriculture/pdf/care-and-treatment-of-livestock-after-a-hurricane.pdf

 


Power Outage Checklist

Date: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. There are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all members of your household as comfortable as possible.

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/power-outage

 


Managing for Drought on Texas Rangelands

Date: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

In Texas, drought is more “normal” than years of sustained rainfall.  Range managers are suffering from, getting over, or preparing for drought. During summer, use these helpful tips!

http://essmextension.tamu.edu/drought/

 


Disaster Supplies Kit

Date: Monday, June 1st, 2015

If you are forced to evacuate from your home or shelter-in-place, you will not have time to gather the necessary supplies. Assembling a disaster supplies kit will help your family stay safe and be more comfortable after a disaster.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/pdfs/2005-sept/texas-disaster-supplies-kit.pdf

Additional emergency supply resources are available here: http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/emergency-supply-kit-and-list.php


Yea 4-H! Recreation Games and Activities for use in Shelters and Evacuation Centers

Date: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Texas 4-H has created a list of youth-friendly games with guidelines on how to play them.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/pdf/Yea-4-H-Games-Activites-for-Shelters.pdf

 


Can These Trees be Saved?

Date: Friday, May 15th, 2015

What at first glance may look like mortal wounds are not necessarily fatal to a tree. Trees have an amazing ability to recover from storm damage.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/recovery/ER-039-Can-These-Trees-Be-Saved.pdf


Surf & Learn About Your Watershed

Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a way for individuals to easily access information about their local watershed and to learn more about protecting them.

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=TX

 


Disaster Assistance Programs from the USDA Farm Service Agency

Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The Farm Service Agency provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other disasters.

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=diap&topic=landing

Emergency Conservation Program

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=copr&topic=ecp

Emergency Farm Loans

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=fmlp&topic=efl

FSA Hay Net

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=diap&topic=landing

 

 


Water Education Network

Date: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Don’t forget to check out the AgriLife Extension Water Education Network website for useful information including what you need to know about drought!

http://water.tamu.edu/