The following publications cover topics related to Missouri Extension Disaster Education Network. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Taking Shelter From the Storm: Safe Rooms Video

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Reviewed by Michael Goldschmidt
University of Missouri Extension

Resources for Your Flooded Home

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Editor's note

Family Disaster Plan

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Having a plan can help your family make it through any disaster with minimal stress. Creating a plan begins with a family meeting to discuss and decide how the family will respond to a disaster. Use this template to guide the process.

Tornado Season: Are You Ready?

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Reviewed by Conne Burnham
Emergency Management Specialist
Fire and Rescue Training Institute

Disaster Supplies Kit

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Reviewed by MU Extension
Produced by the American Red Cross
Reproduced with permission

Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency

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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 safe emergency water supply.

Radiation Fact Sheet

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Editor’s note
On 1/22/15, a web address was updated on this page and in the PDF.

Curt Emanuel
Extension Educator, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service
Extension Disaster Education Network Radiological Education Team Member

Coping With Summer Heat

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Coping With Summer Heat

The heat of a Missouri summer not only can make for high utility bills, but also can be deadly. Here are some tips to help keep you comfortable, healthy and penny-wise.

Energy Efficiency and Farm Water Systems

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Farm water systems are often neglected when it comes to energy efficiency. Although the savings to be realized may not be as great as perhaps energy-efficient lighting, the return can be fairly short for some energy-saving investments. This guide presents some general guidelines regarding farm water systems.

Preparing for an Emergency: Home Heating in an Emergency

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At some time you may face a heating emergency. Visit our site for our Preparing for an Emergency: Home Heating in an Emergency guide.

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Radon: An Indoor Health Hazard?

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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.

For the Unprepared: Home Heating in an Emergency

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Adapted by MU Extension specialists from material prepared by Cooperative Extension Service, University of New Hampshire, Durham.

Your home heat is gone. You've just discovered your heating system may be off for several days. It's cold outside; the inside temperature is dropping, and you have a first class emergency on your hands. What can you do?