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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 »
In April of 2011, North Carolina experienced its largest tornado out break ever. Spring is a time when there is a greater threat for severe weather and tornadoes, not only in our state, MORE »– from Family and Consumer Science Program
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Earlier this month, researchers at North Carolina State University predicted that the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will be significantly less active than the overall averages from 1950 to the present. Dr. Lian Xie, MORE »