Content tagged "evacuation"

eWIN Articles on During Fire Evacuation

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on During Fire Deciding if you Should Stay or Go

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on Before Fire Evacuation Preparedness

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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7 Ways to Use Social Media Before, During, and After a Flood

The same social media sites that you use in your daily life to share and connect with friends can become a lifeline before, during, or after a flood....

How do I make an evacuation less stressful?

Wildfire Updated: November 15, 2013

Planning for evacuation and taking action ahead of time can reduce the stress. Pre-fire planning, including making a list of what to do and what to take with...

Evacuation Preparations for Your Livestock

Wildfire Updated: July 17, 2013

Prepare before the fire occurs by keeping the corrals and barns free of fuel (vegetation or hay) and have halters or facilities to load and remove the...

What To Do if Trapped in Car by Fire While Evacuating

Wildfire Updated: July 16, 2013

A structure offers more protection than a car, so if there is a building nearby, get inside it. If there is no building, then stay in your car. It will be...

Ensuring Firefighter Access and Your Escape During a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: July 16, 2013

If there is a wildfire in your area you may need to get out and firefighters may need to get in, so build fire safety into your road or driveway designs and...

Safely Returning to Your Home After a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: July 11, 2013

 Many homeowners wonder when it is safe to return to their homes after a wildfire. Once you are given the "all clear" to go home, what you should look for...

What You Should Do Before Evacuating Your House

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno,...

Emergency Automated Telephone Notification During Fires

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  In some areas, residents will receive a recorded call...

Items to Take When Evacuating

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  When preparing to evacuate, deciding what you should take...

Making Evacuation Less Stressful

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  Pre-fire planning and taking action ahead of time, including...

Deciding When It Is Too Late to Safely Evacuate From a Fire

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA There is no universal answer to when it is too late to safely...

Evacuation Preparations for Your Pets

Companion Animals Wildfire Updated: March 29, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  Have pet carriers ready in case you need to evacuate. This...

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