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- Published: Friday, Oct. 14, 2011
EUREKA, Mo. – Ryan Rascher came through the rapids on Thunder River just in time for a fellow firefighter to jump toward him and bring him to shore.That’s how the Cape Girardeau firefighter experienced a different side of Six Flags St. Louis.He ...
- Published: Monday, Aug. 29, 2011
COLUMBIA, 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.In September, as ...
- Published: Monday, May 23, 2011
University of Missouri Extension has resources to help you and your family prepare for and recover from disasters.Articles/news releasesBe prepared for flooded roadsProperty loss from disasters may be tax deductibleBefore the flood: Prepare household ...
- Published: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Severe winter weather can bring widespread power outages, which means many Missouri families might be firing up their generators. University of Missouri Extension emergency management specialist Eric Evans urges people to use common ...
Publication date: Sept. 27, 2018
Having a plan can help your family make it through any disaster with minimal stress. A comprehensive family disaster plan includes information about each family member, household pets, insurance and finances, the home itself and its contents. Most ...
Publication date: March 1, 2012
You and your family can survive for several days without food, but only a short time without water. Disasters can often cause us to question the safety of our drinking water. With a little planning and preparation, you can be prepared by having a ...
Publication date: March 1, 2012
Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial Toolkit is a comprehensive strategy and collection of tools that can help you toward financial recovery after a natural disaster. The toolkit, developed by University of Minnesota Extension and North ...
Publication date: March 1, 2009
Eric EvansEmergency Management SpecialistFire and Rescue Training InstituteIn this video, Eric Evans, community emergency management specialist, describes the safest, most effective way to fill and place sandbags for their maximum effectiveness and ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
Indoor air can be polluted in a number of ways. Indoor pollutants include formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, respirable dust, nitrogen dioxide, radon and other gases. This guide focuses on just one of these pollutants — radon.What is the risk ...
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A web-based library of resources and information on disaster preparedness for culturally diverse communities and other at-risk populations. Credit: The National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities.
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