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Hurricane season is upon us.  Make sure that you are prepared.

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Weather Safety Hurricanes

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is upon us.  Make sure that you are prepared.

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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. http://www.ncready.org/

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Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare.

It Started Like Any
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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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Extension Disaster Education Network

The Extension
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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. http://eden.lsu.edu

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Guide to Preparing
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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. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/handbook.pdf

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Plan to Communicate

I was interviewed yesterday by a young lady for a class assignment. We talked about several things, all of which pivoted on this year’s theme for National Preparedness Month. “Don’t Wait, Communicate” is …

– from the   EDENotes blog

USDA Disaster Resource Center popular

The United States Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center offers information to help farmers prepare for disasters.  From drought to Avian Influenza,  and food safety to wildfire, the USDA Disaster Resource Center covers a MORE »

Preparing for disaster

2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 6th through March 12th has been declared 2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina.  Springtime in North Carolina often brings severe weather and now is the time to get prepared so MORE »

Storm Damage to Crops

As North Carolina sees heavy amounts of rain across our state, the wet fields and possible flooding has the potential to cause significant agricultural losses.  As an example, estimates for losses already exceed MORE »

When Flooded Turn Around Don't Drown

Dealing with Floods

With the heavy amounts of rain falling across North Carolina, flooding is likely.  Flood watches are in effect all across our state which means that conditions are right for flooding to occur. Floods MORE »

2015 National Preparedness Week

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The 2015 NPM theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Everyone is encouraged to take part, make a plan and know what to do MORE »

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