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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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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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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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Weather Safety Hurricanes

Hurricane Preparedness

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

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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 »

Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE »

tornado watch

What’s the difference: Watches vs. Warnings

Do you know the difference between a watch and a warning?  The National Weather Service (NWS) issues watches and warnings when severe weather threatens. These alerts allow people to prepare and take the MORE »

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