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Hurricane Preparedness Week Poster

Is Your Disaster Kit Ready?

Hurricane Matthew is headed toward the east coast of the United States. While it may be too early to …

USDA Disaster Resource Center

The United States Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center offers information to help farmers prepare for disasters. From drought …

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 …

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 …

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 a.m. Every …

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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 …

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A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

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This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

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This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

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Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …