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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

Date: September 9th, 2014

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn more about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the current response.

View CDC Ebola Resources

View Texas EDEN Human Disease and Epidemic Resources »


Disaster Preparation: Considering Special Needs

Date: September 8th, 2014

Most or all individuals have both specific personal needs as well as resources to assist others. This week’s National Preparedness Month topic is considering special needs. Find more tips about it here!

http://www.ready.gov/considerations?utm_source=hp_promo&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=fema_hp


Preparing for the Unexpected

Date: September 4th, 2014

This booklet explains how to make a family disaster plan, how to compile a disaster supplies kit, where to find help, how to get involved in community efforts for disaster preparedness, and more! 

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/eb-6178.htm

Also available in Spanish: http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/e-296s.htm


Reconnect with Family after a Disaster

Date: September 2nd, 2014

Family members may be displaced when disaster strikes. It’s important to make a plan now so that you will know what to do, how to find each other, and how to communicate in an emergency.

http://www.ready.gov/kids/make-a-plan?utm_source=hp_promo&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=fema_hp


FEMA Emergency Preparedness App – Now in Spanish

Date: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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


Texas EDEN Drought Resources

Date: August 7th, 2014

Texas EDEN provides numerous resources on how to manage your water supply, ranch and animals during a drought, alongside other drought-related topics.

http://texaseden.org/disaster-resources/tag/irt-drought/?orderby=title&order=asc