A disaster can bring out the best in people and the worst in people. If you are the victim of a disaster, you need to be aware that some people may try to take advantage of the situation. The most common complaints following a disaster relate to pricing gouging and home repair contractors. Identity theft is also a concern. This factsheet provides tips to avoid becoming a victim of fraud after a disaster. (2 Pages)
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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.
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.