Tag: disaster

Hurricane readiness in the Sunshine State

By Dr. Maria Rometo Extension Agent II Aerial image of destroyed homes in Punta Gorda, following Hurricane Charley, Aug. 16, 2004. CREDIT: FEMA Photo/Andrea Booher Tell someone you’re from Florida, and they often want to quiz you on… Read More

Hurricane Prep for Ag Producers

Agricultural producers face unique challenges when preparing for and recovering from disasters. With that in mind, we have summarized relevant information from our Disaster Handbook for you. We also offer guidelines and safety tips for restoring damaged businesses… Read More

Flood Response: Post Flood Safety

The following provides information on safety regarding the following areas: 1) FLOOD WATER SAFETY 2) FLOODING/STORMS CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS WITH SEWAGE SYSTEMS 3) ALERT TO PRIVATE WELL OWNERS IN FLOODED AREAS ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1) The Florida Department of Health… Read More