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Generator Use During the Hurricanes Can Kill You


October 18, 2022

If you are like my family, you have purchased a generator to prevent food losses and to run a fan during a power outage.  Whenever combustion occurs (whether from a generator, a fire, a gas-fired water heater or stove) carbon monoxide is produced. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #naturaldisaster, Carbon Monoxide, Generator Safety, Hurricanes, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County
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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
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Special entry: Hurricanes and One Health


September 29, 2022

Hurricanes have a great impact on the livelihoods of millions of people. This is an obvious statement given the sheer size and magnitude of the forces unleashed by them. What is less obvious, however, is all the different ways in which hurricanes ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Circular Health, Hurricanes, IFAS One Health, Luca Mantegazza, One Health At UF, Sustainable Development Goals, Transdisciplinarity

Prepárese para el huracán con fuentes alternativas de agua para su familia

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September 28, 2022

El agua es esencial durante un desastre natural como un huracán o una tormenta tropical. Si está leyendo esto mientras se pronostica una tormenta en su área, entonces las escenas de los estantes vacíos en los supermercados locales estarán ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agua, Almacenamiento, Blanqueador, Botellas, Cloro, Desinfeccion, Disaster Preparation, Español, Huracán, Hurricane, Hurricane Season, Hurricanes, No Potable, Potable

Study: Most trees survive winds from hurricanes as strong as Category 1; experts still urge caution

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August 23, 2022

As the heart of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, a new University of Florida study shows most trees withstand tropical storm winds up to 95 mph in category 1 hurricanes. But lead study author Andrew Koeser and other UF/IFAS experts ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Andrew Koeser, Arborist, Damage, Environmental Horticulture, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hurricanes, International Association Of Arboriculture, Tampa, Tree Failure, Trees, Urban Trees, Wind

How nature can protect us from natural disasters


June 4, 2021

Ecosystem Services Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Corals, Disaster, Disasters, Ecosystem Services, Environment, Erosion, Forests, Hurricanes, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Storm, Water, Wetlands

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