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Disaster Preparedness Guides

Date: 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

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National Preparedness Month

Date: 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: 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.




Managing Your Money in Tough Times

Date: August 18th, 2015

Money is often on the minds of most Americans, and when times get tough, that concern can make stress levels skyrocket. Here are answers to some of American’s most frequently asked money-related questions.



Deer Breeder Movement Standards Plan Finalized

Date: August 13th, 2015

Source:  Texas Parks & Wildlife

Framework Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Management, Industry Needs

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Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: 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.



Replacing Personal Documents After a Natural Disaster

Date: August 4th, 2015

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



Registration for Assistance Extended Until Aug. 27

Date: July 28th, 2015

Source:  FEMA.gov

The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to provide Individual Assistance to six additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred between May 4 and June 19, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

In addition, FEMA today approved an extension of the deadline to register for assistance in the 42 counties designated for Individual Assistance. The new deadline is August 27, 2015.

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Livestock Protection in Floods

Date: July 28th, 2015

Emergency preparedness is important for all animals, but especially for livestock because of their size, feed requirement, and shelter and transportation needs. One possible Texas emergency is flooding.



Understanding Individual Assistance & Public Assistance

Date: 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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