Content tagged "emergency"

Food Safety During an Emergency

Throughout an emergency it is important to keep food and water safe to reduce loss and the risk of contracting a foodborne illness. During an emergency the...

Farm Security Checklist

Is your farm or ranch protected against everyday crime? How about agroterrorism? The measures to take to protect your land and property from both types of...

Include a winter emergency kit when packing for winter travels

If stuck in your car during a winter storm, a disaster supplies kit might save your life.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends items...

How can I protect my property from future floods?

Here are a few ways you can protect your property from future floods:

What should I do during a tornado watch?

A tornado watch means conditions are favorable  for the development of tornadoes. Remain alert for approaching storms. Listen to your battery-operated NOAA...

What should I do upon entering a flooded building?

Before you try to enter or fix things in a flooded house, first take a look at Precautions on First Entry for some important safeguards. Be safe. Be aware...

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