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Prepare, Prioriza y Realiza para tormenta tropical Nicole


November 8, 2022

To read this article in English, go to: Hurricane Season: Plan, Prepare and Act - UF/IFAS Extension Orange County (ufl.edu) El huracán “Ian” que nos dejó un rastro de destrucción a su paso por el suroeste de Florida, atrapó a residentes ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ocextensionnews, Disaster Prep, Home Safety Tips, Hurricane, Ocextension

Food Safety After A Natural Disaster

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October 4, 2022

After a natural disaster such as a hurricane, it’s important to take steps to prevent illness from unsafe foods. Here are some tips to help keep your food safe. After a hurricane be sure to: Throw away perishable food that has not ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Disaster Resources, Food Assistance, Food Safety, Hurricane, Hurricane Recovery, Ocextension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

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: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Entertainment, Family, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Kits, Preparedness, Safety, Winds

Food Safety During Hurricane Season

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September 23, 2022

With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Storms

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well


September 18, 2020

Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. It may be in danger of contamination from pollutants found in the flood waters. If your well has been flooded, meaning either ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Bacteria, Bacterial Contamination, Bleach, Chlorine, Drinking Water, Flooded Well, Private Well, Shock Chlorination, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water, Water RSA, Well Disinfection, Well Water, Yilin Zhuang

Hurricane Season: Plan, Prepare and Act


August 31, 2020

Scientists have long shown that the character of tropical storms can change and quickly turn deadly. While it is never possible to eliminate all damage from a natural hazard, you, as a homeowner, can protect your home and family. To accomplish ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: #OrangeCounty, COVID-19, Disaster Plan, Disaster Preparation, Emergency Plan, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Ocextension, Orange County

What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?


August 6, 2020

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall. When heavy rains bring flooding to an ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Drinking Water, Extension, Flooded Well, Hurricane Recovery, Private Well, Water Safety, Water Testing, Well Water, Yilin Zhuang

Trees and Hurricanes: Now and Later


July 31, 2020

Florida's hurricane season is from June 1st to November 30th every year. Hurricanes bring strong sustained winds capable of playing dodge ball with debris in the landscape. Keeping your Florida landscape hurricane ready involves a few key steps ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Arborist, Cflandscapes, Hurricanes, Hwooten, Landscape Management, Maintenance, Prune, Pruning, Tree Pruning, Trees

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