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Ready NC

Ready NC is the North Carolina Emergency Management's website to help you prevent, prepare, respond and recover from disasters.  

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Ready NC

Ready NC is the North Carolina Emergency Management's website to help you prevent, prepare, respond and recover from disasters.  

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Guide to Preparing
for Emergencies

This PDF file is a complete handbook to help prepare for an Emergency. This handbook organizes many of the factsheets found on this website in a handbook for easy use.

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Extension Disaster Education Network

The Extension
Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) links Extension educators from across the U.S. and various disciplines, enabling them to use and share resources to reduce the impact of disasters.

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5 Tips for College Campus Safety

Tips about Returning to Campus Safety Written by Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant. Safety is an integral part of the world we live in, and that …

– from the   EDENotes blog

Meet a Delegate Monday: Jamie Rathbun

Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant, recently interviewed EDEN delegate Jamie Rathbun, who will have a breakout session at the EDEN Annual Meeting. 1. How did you …

– from the   EDENotes blog

Three Disaster Preparedness Games for Children

Prepared by Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant.  Disaster Master is an 8-level game that tests children’s knowledge about how to react before, during, and after a disaster. The …

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Four Tips for Back to School Safety

Written by Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant. 1. Add an emergency supply kit to your child’s book bag or locker. You know you need an emergency …

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Stay Safe in the Wake of Arthur

As hurricane Arthur is making its way out of North Carolina, make sure that you and your family stays safe in the wake of the storm.  Avoid flooded areas until the waters recede.  MORE »

Now is the Time to Prepare for Arthur

Tropical Storm Arthur, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed this morning off of the Florida coast.  The storm is predicted to move toward North Carolina over the next 48 MORE »

2014 Hurricane Preparedness Week

2014 National Hurricane Preparedness Week

National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs May 25 – May 31 this year.  The theme is Be Prepared, Get a Plan!, Know your Evacuation Zone.  National Hurricane Preparedness week is held each year at MORE »

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Tornadoes in North Carolina

The tornado season is March through August in North Carolina, although tornadoes can occur at any time of year.   Although North Carolina has fewer tornadoes than the Midwest, we still face an MORE »

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