Emergencies and disasters

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  • Thursday, April 3, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has an extensive collection of resources and links to help individuals, families and communities prepare for and recover from weather-related emergencies and other disasters:
  • Monday, February 3, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.–MU Extension has compiled a list of websites, extension publications, news releases and other online resources for coping before, during and after winter storms.
  • Friday, January 10, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Thick smoke billows out of a fuselage while flames lick and blacken the sides. A firefighter in full gear appears at the door carrying a body. But this is not a plane crash, and the body is a mannequin. It is a training simulation to help firefighters learn to deal with aviation disasters.
    Media available: photos; video
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    WAYNESVILLE, Mo. – Before replacing drywall and floor coverings in your flooded home, make sure building materials have had enough time to dry out, cautions the American Red Cross and University of Missouri Extension.
    Media available: photo
  • Thursday, August 8, 2013
    University of Missouri Extension has an extensive collection of resources and links to help individuals, families and communities prepare for and recover from floods and other disasters. Go to www.extension.missouri.edu/flood.
  • Monday, May 20, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has an extensive collection of resources and links to help individuals, families and communities prepare for and recover from weather-related emergencies and other disasters:
  • Thursday, April 25, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– While security experts and law enforcement personnel are determined to make sure events like the Boston Marathon bombing never happen again, emergency preparedness and personal safety begin with the individual, says a University of Missouri Extension emergency management specialist.
  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The livestock industry is taking a direct hit by this summer’s drought, and that will impact consumers’ wallets next year, says a University of Missouri agricultural economist.
    Media available: video
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    NOVELTY, Mo. – Zac Erwin stood by a drought-stunted field of Sudangrass as he talked to wagon-loads of field day visitors at the MU Greenley Research Center, Aug. 7.
  • Friday, August 3, 2012
    COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
  • Thursday, August 2, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo – Some heat-stressed cows are delivering premature calves, ahead of normal fall-calving season.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    TRENTON, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension has prepared a checklist of measures people can take to reduce the impact of floodwater on their homes.
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