This publication addresses what to do following a natural disaster to avoid health problems, such as:
- Follow public announcements
- avoid riding, driving, or walking through flooded areas
- wear protective clothing
- sturdy shoes, and gloves,
- avoid unstable buildings and structures,
- beware of electrical and fire hazards,
- beware of gas leaks,
- prevent carbon monoxide poisoning,
- store and transport gasoline safely,
- use chainsaws safely,
- among other safety tips.
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En cada comunidad, varias personas y organismos trabajan juntos para redactar y poner en practica el plan local de gestion de emergencias. Entre ellos se encuentran los funcionarios electos, los departamentos gubernamentales (por ejemplo, la division de carreteras y puentes del condado), las agencias (por ejemplo, la oficina del sheriff del condado) y otros grupos […]
In each community, several individuals and agencies work together to write and practice carrying out the local emergency management plan. These include elected officials, governmental departments (example: county road and bridge division), agencies (example: county sheriff’s office), and other groups (example: Red Cross). The emergency management plan has four parts: a basic plan, an emergency […]
To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Land-Grant College Act of 1862, Texas A&M AgriLife has published The Land Grant Legacy in the Lone Star State.
Rural areas in Texas face changes such as rapid growth, urban encroachment, job losses, outward migration, and lack of transportation options. This publication outlines the steps rural leaders and residents can use for adopting a basic planning process to address the problems and needs of their community. (2 Pages)
Transit agencies play a crucial role in improving community resiliency, including communities’ ability to respond to natural hazards such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards.
Citizen science, also known as community and participatory science, is a term used to describe the participation of volunteers or any non-professional in scientific research.