Friday, January 15, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has issued a revised edition of the 24-page publication “Resources for Your Flooded Home,” which covers a variety of issues residents of flood-damaged homes may have to deal with, including health and safety precautions; assessing damage; cleaning and disinfecting; mold and mildew prevention and removal; step-by-step restoration; filing for insurance and federal disaster assistance; and credit and other sources of relief.
Monday, December 28, 2015Conne Burnham, University of Missouri Extension state emergency management specialist, can answer reporters' questions on disaster readiness, response and recovery at the household, community and state level. Contact Burnham at 573-884-5254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, June 26, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your basement sprung a leak during recent intense rainfalls, you’re not alone.
Friday, June 26, 2015University of Missouri Extension has resources to help you and your family prepare for and recover from floods and other weather-related emergencies.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.– Flooding is a potential threat in many parts of Missouri. And even if your house is not in a flood plain, you may drive through one on your way home, warns a University of Missouri Extension community development specialist.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015COLUMBIA, 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:
Wednesday, September 14, 2011CARTHAGE, Mo. – People can become victims twice in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
Monday, August 29, 2011COLUMBIA, Mo. – This year Missouri has seen flooding, severe winter weather and devastating tornadoes. Meanwhile, two earthquakes struck in the U.S. within hours of each other even as a major hurricane moved toward the East Coast.
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Friday, July 22, 2011COLUMBIA, Mo. – Floods and severe storms can leave more than just people homeless. Displaced snakes, rodents and other nuisance wildlife often will seek shelter and food in areas close to people, said Bob Pierce, MU Extension fisheries and wildlife specialist.
Browse these University of Missouri websites:
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You may be interested in these related publications:
- AGW1011, Controlling Snakes After a Storm or Flood
- EMW1001, Disaster Recovery Resources for Missouri Families
- EMW1015, Sizing and Safety Tips for Standby Power Generators
- EMW1016, Generator Safety Concerns Video
- EMW1022, Financial Recovery and Risk Management
- EMW1024, Replacing Important Papers
- EMW1025, Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms
- EMW1026, Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency
- G1959, Operating a Chain Saw Safely
- G6867, First Aid for Storm-Damaged Trees
- MP904, Resources for Your Flooded Home
You may be interested in these external publications:
- Dealing with Disaster: Be Watchful of Con Artists, University of California Cooperative Extension
- Dealing with Disaster: Getting Your Home Repaired, University of California Cooperative Extension
- Assessing and Repairing Leaky Roofs, UWEX
- Disaster Resource Guide for Individuals and Businesses, IRS
- Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency, USDA
- Stalled ... but Safe, NDSU
- Caring for yourself as a parent or caregiver in times of disaster / Cuidándose a sí mismo como padre o cuidador de niños cuando ocurre un desastre, Extensión en Español
- Children and disaster: Part 2 what parents and caregivers can say and do / Los niños y el desastre: Parte 2, Lo que los padres y cuidadores pueden decir y hacer, Extensión en Español
- Children and disaster: Part 1 ages and stages / Los niños y los desastres: Parte 1 Edades y etapas, Extensión en Español
- Las reparaciones a su hogar después de un desastre, Extensión en Español
- Prevención de fraude luego de un desastre, Extensión en Español
- Safe operation of backup power generators / Operación segura de los generadores de electricidad, Extensión en Español
- After a disaster: Recovery safety tips / Después de un desastre: Consejos de seguridad en la etapa de recuperación, Extensión en Español
- Clearing debris from land / Remoción de escombros en terrenos, Extensión en Español
- Portable generator safety, OSHA
- Chain saw safety, OSHA
- Construction personal protective equipment (PPE), OSHA
- Demolition safety tips, OSHA
- Electrical safety, OSHA
- Seguridad de generadores portátiles, OSHA
- Equipo de protección personal en la construcción, OSHA
- Sierra de cadena seguridad, OSHA
- Consejos de Seguridad para demolición, OSHA
- Seguridad Eléctrica, OSHA