Overwhelmed! I recently had the opportunity to be in Houston after the flood and that is the first word that comes to mind as I reflect on the experience. I can only imagine what those living through this process of recovery must feel. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. […]
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If you have extensive damage and mold growth, the best practice is to hire a reputable firm that is licensed and trained in dealing with water damage and mold remediation.
“Hurricanes, floods and extended disaster evacuations can result in extensive mold growth in many homes at the same time – creating a cleanup crisis. Everyone with a water-damaged home faces similar challenges, since mold must be remediated before repairs can begin. This process can be hazardous because of potential health effects of exposure to mold, […]
Whether you are returning home after a disaster or are volunteering to help, there are some important things to think about and prepare for before heading to the site.
Thank you to all who generously donated supplies, feed and other materials for the Hurricane Harvey Animal Supply Points. We are happy to report that most animals have now either returned to their owners or relocated to longer-term care arrangements, so our Animal Supply Points are in the process of closing. We are no longer accepting donations. AgriLife Extension appreciates the tremendous response and support we’ve received and will continue to aide in the recovery efforts to Rebuild Texas.