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What to know about mosquitoes and hurricane recovery

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September 30, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. After a hurricane, flooding and scattered debris that hold water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes. “An increase in mosquito numbers can most likely ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Disaster Preparedness, Eva Buckner, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Hurricanes, Mosquitoes, Msoquito-borne Illness, Virus

Cuidado del sistema séptico después de la tormenta

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September 30, 2022

For the English version, please use this link A continuación Yilin Zhuang, agente regional especializada en recursos hídricos del distrito Central de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS, nos ofrece recomendaciones sobre los cuidados que su sistema ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Español, Huracán, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Inundacion, Lluvia, Mantenimiento, Tanque Septico, Temporada De Huracanes

¿Qué debo hacer si mi pozo de agua está inundado?

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September 27, 2022

For the English version, please use this link Los huracanes son una de las tormentas más poderosas de la naturaleza. Producen fuertes vientos, inundaciones por marejadas ciclónicas y lluvias torrenciales. Cuando las fuertes lluvias provocan ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agua, Bacteria, Desinfectar, Español, Huracán, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Microorganismos, Potable, Pozo

Recomendaciones para la seguridad de sus alimentos cuando ocurren interrupciones del servicio eléctrico debido a huracanes

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September 27, 2022

For the English version, please use this link Los huracanes y otras tormentas a menudo conllevan a la interrupción del servicio eléctrico. A medida que empezamos la parte más activa de la temporada de huracanes, Keith Schneider, profesor ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alimentos, Caducidad, Español, Huracán, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Perecederos, Provisiones, Refrigeracion, Zona De Peligro

¿Cómo desinfectar eficazmente un pozo de agua privado?

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September 26, 2022

For the English version, please use this link  La lluvia excesiva es característica de los huracanes. Cuando las fuertes lluvias provocan inundaciones en un área, es posible que el agua de su pozo privado no sea segura para beber debido ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agua, Bacteria, Blanqueador, Cloro, Desinfectar, Español, Huracán, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, PH, Potable, Pozo
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Hurricane Prep – Sources of Water for Your Family

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September 26, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace Water is an essential consideration during a natural disaster such as a Hurricane or Tropical Storm. If you're reading this while a storm is in the forecast for ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Beth Robertson, Disaster, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County, Preparedness, Shannon Carnevale, Storms, Water Storage
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Storm Updates for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

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September 23, 2022

As our community recovers from Hurricane Ian, see the following storm-related updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep and recovery resources, and local resources here. Stay tuned to your local ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Disaster Recovery, Featured, Food Safety, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County FL, Preparedness, Safety, Storms

Florida Land Steward Update, September 23, 2022

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September 23, 2022

SIGN UP FOR USDA NRCS ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM (EQIP) BY SEPTEMBER 30 Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by September ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires

Mayoría de árboles sobreviven vientos de huracanes de categoría 1, pero los expertos instan a la precaución

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September 14, 2022

To access the English version, please use this link A medida que se acerca la parte media de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, un estudio de University of Florida muestra que la mayoría de los árboles soportan vientos típicos ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arboles, Evaluaciones De Riesgo, FEMA, Horticultura, Huracán, Huracán Irma, Huracan Mattew, Huracanes, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Tormenta Tropical, UF-IFAS, Viento

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