Here is advice and links from the
University of Missouri Extension Center in Webster County to
help you prepare and respond to natural and man-made threats to the safety,
health and well-being of you, your family and your livelihood. Contact us via
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
questions not answered here.
tips from University of Missouri Extension
Safety Tips for Standby Power Generators
from a University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineering specialist
Electric Generators for Emergency Farm Use
From Virginia Cooperative Extension
This University of
Missouri Extension site provides education and technical assistance to individual and families,
local governments, businesses, schools and organizations in preparing and
responding to natural and man-made disasters.
You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
A 102-page handbook from
the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that brings together facts on disaster survival
techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for
and respond to both natural and man-made disasters. Request your personal
copy by calling tollfree 1-800-480-2520.
You can help stop
terrorist attacks before they happen. This U.S. Department of Homeland Security site helps you learn about
potential threats so we all are better prepared to react during an attack. Request your personal
copy of "Preparing Makes Sense. Get Ready Now." by
calling tollfree 1-800-BE-READY (1-800-237-3239).
Site developed by FEMA
and 26 partner agencies to help municipalities across the United States deal with disasters and other
emergency situations. DisasterHelp.gov includes maps and other geographic
information system data, tools for secure online chats among emergency response
personnel, and links to 17 nongovernmental assistance agencies and to 27
federal disaster help sites.
- West Nile Virus Information
the Centers for Disease Control
This disease is
transmitted by the bite of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus. It presents a threat to public, equine, and
animal health, and can cause fatal encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) in
humans and horses.
(Extension Disaster Education Network)
food safety to field safety, from
and from governmental process to
development, EDEN has
resources help reduce the impact of disasters.
Department of Public Safety
resources to deal with emergency preparedness and terrorism response or call
Readiness Kit in Preparing to Handle Disasters
American Academy of Pediatrics
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