People who are staying in temporary shelters and evacuation centers may be at risk for diseases that spread in crowded conditions. Maintaining personal hygiene is one way to protect yourself. Keeping the facility clean is also very important. (2 Pages)
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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.
This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, open space preservation, green infrastructure, elevation, or buyout-related activities.
This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, flood insurance rate maps, and effective floodplain management.
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 […]