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It Started Like Any
Other Day

You never know when disaster will strike. Meet three survivors from three recent natural disasters. Watch their stories and then log on to www.ready.gov/prepare for more information on what you can do to prepare you and your family.

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Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare.

It Started Like Any
Other Day

You never know when disaster will strike. Meet three survivors from three recent natural disasters. Watch their stories and then log on to www.ready.gov/prepare for more information on what you can do to prepare you and your family.

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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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Southeast ShakeOut – October 16, 2014

While large earthquakes in North Carolina are rare, it is still important for you to know how to react in the event of an earthquake.  You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes.  MORE »

Meet a Delegate Monday: Becky Koch

Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant, recently interviewed EDEN delegate Becky Koch who will be presenting at the EDEN Annual Meeting. 1. How did you first get …

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Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

September has been National Preparedness Month, but just because September is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that you are off the hook.  Preparedness should be a year round priority at home, work, MORE »

Meet a Delegate Monday: Traci Naile

Michelle Bufkin, AU Agriculture Communications Student/EDEN Community of Practice Social Media Assistant, recently interviewed EDEN delegate Traci Naile, who will be presenting at the EDEN Annual Meeting. 1. How did you first get …

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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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