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Hurricane Prep – Sources of Water for Your Family

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September 26, 2022

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 your area, then scenes of bare shelves in your local grocery stores are either all ... 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

Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Hurricane.


September 23, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Entertainment, Family, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Kits, Preparedness, Safety, Winds
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Storm Updates for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

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September 23, 2022

As Hurricane Ian approaches our area, see the following storm updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep resources, and local resources here. Stay tuned to your local news channels, Polk County Emergency ... READ MORE

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

Hurricane Preparedness: Meal and Menu Planning


June 1, 2020

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. We have seen the devastating effects to communities that have been hit hard by hurricanes, which are always a very real threat to Florida. Preparedness is one key to successfully weathering ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition,
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Hurricane Preparation for Commercial Nurseries


August 30, 2019

As our oceans warm, hurricanes are becoming more intense and slower-moving, resulting in greater potential damage from heavy winds and flooding. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Southeast Climate Hub developed a series of guides specifically ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Preparedness, Martin County, Preparedness, Safety, Storms, UF IFAS Extension

Food and Water Safety: Before and After the Storm

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September 5, 2017

Are you prepared for disaster? There is more to being prepared than just stocking up. After disaster strikes, it is important to know proper food and water safety to ensure the well-being of your loved ones. Emergency Preparation (Before ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparation, Evacuation, Flooding, Hurricane, Preparedness, Water Supply

Hurricane Preparedness Tips


June 6, 2012

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIPS Please consider doing one small thing TODAY that would better prepare you for the threat of ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Educational, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Financial Planning, Florida, Getting Ready For A Hurricane, Hurricane, Preparedness, Shelley Swenson, Storms, Tips, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

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