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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.

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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.

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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

 


Money Management in Times of Disaster

Date: Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Preparing your finances in times of a disaster is just as important as managing them in the recovery stage. Use these tips to stay on track financially.

http://www.extension.org/pages/26408/money-management-in-times-of-disaster#.U9EnEbJlSVo


Replacing Documents After a Disaster

Date: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Learn where to go and who to contact to replace personal items and documents after disaster strikes.

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


Citrus Greening Disease found in Harris County, Texas

Date: Friday, July 25th, 2014

Source:  AgriLife Today

Owners of citrus trees in Harris County should be on the lookout for carriers and symptoms of a disease recently discovered there, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service said.

Citrus greening was confirmed in a tree at a retail nursery south of Houston on July 16. The disease, which is spread by an insect called the Asian citrus psyllid, has no cure and eventually kills infected trees, according to AgriLife Extension horticulture specialist Monte Nesbitt of College Station.

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More Citrus Greening Disease Resources:

How to test for Citrus Greening

Citrus Greening in Texas

Pictures of Citrus Greening

Insect Control for Citrus Greening (pdf)

Quarantines and controls for South Texas


Children During and After a Disaster

Date: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

These two links lead to publications explaining how to help your child during and after a disaster, how to cope with trauma, and games and activities for shelters and evacuation centers.

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

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/pdfs/2005-sept/children-and-disasters.pdf