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

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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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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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Weather Wednesday: 2014 Warmest Year on Record

Rick Atterberry EDEN Immediate Past Chair, writes about the weather. Both NASA and NOAA last week announced that, globally, 2014 was the warmest year on record since data collection began in 1880.  A …

– from the   EDENotes blog

Weather Wednesday: Arctic Clipper

Rick Atterberry, EDEN Immediate Past Chair writes about the weather.  What’s with Weather Wednesdays?   Well, when my term as chair of the Extension Disaster Education Network came to an end in October of 2014, Virginia White asked …

– from the   EDENotes blog

Weather Wednesday

Rick Atterberry, EDEN Immediate Past Chair begins a new series about weather with this post.  Many northern and central states have Wind Chill Warnings or Advisories this week.  Wind chills tonight may exceed …

– from the   EDENotes blog

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 »

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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 »

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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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