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Video Series: Returning to Your Flood-Damaged Home

Date: Thursday, 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.


U.S. EPA Releases New Drought Guide for Water Utilities

Date: Monday, March 21st, 2016

Source:  epa.gov

Provides worksheets, best practices, videos and key resources for responding to drought emergencies and building long-term resilience.

Four main sections:

  • Staffing, response plans and funding
  • Water supply and demand management
  • Communication and partnerships
  • Case studies and videos

Explore the Case Study Map and Videos GeoPlatform for real-world challenges and solutions.

View New Drought Guide for Water Utilities

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Dealing with Stress After a Blizzard

Date: Friday, January 8th, 2016

Source:  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

The recent Winter Storm Goliath and aftermath may increase the pileup of stressors and strain faced by Agriculture producers, workers and their families.  Use these resources to take action now to manage stress. Then build an emotional and financial recovery plan.

Disaster Stress

Managing Stress

Communication Under Pressure

Finding Help

Links to Mental Health Assistance

 

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Texas Farmers and Ranchers Have Options for Disaster Assistance

Date: Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Source:  FEMA.gov

When disasters such as the October severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding strike, farmers and ranchers may be eligible for assistance from several agencies and should apply today.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may assist survivors who are farmers and ranchers with some immediate needs including:

  • Grants to pay for temporary housing and minor home repairs,
  • Grants to replace personal property, including clothing,
  • Grants to pay for serious immediate needs not covered by insurance.

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Avian Influenza

Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Avian Influenza is a disease of wild birds and domestic poultry caused by many different subtypes of Type A influenza virus.

http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/AgDisasters/AvianFlu/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth/sa_animal_disease_information/sa_avian_health?1dmy&urile=wcm%3apath%3a%2FAPHIS_Content_Library%2FSA_Our_Focus%2FSA_Animal_Health%2FSA_Animal_Disease_Information%2FSA_Avian_Health%2FSA_Biosecurity_for_Birds

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/avian-bird-flu.php

 


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.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/005-agriculture/e-planning-pets-livestock.php

 

 


Deer Breeder Movement Standards Plan Finalized

Date: Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Source:  Texas Parks & Wildlife

Framework Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Management, Industry Needs

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CWD Resources, News & Maps


Replacing Personal Documents After a Natural Disaster

Date: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Follow the link to access a list of contacts to replace personal documents lost in a natural disaster.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/recovery/replacing-personal-documents-after-a-fire.pdf

 


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