Agrilife Extension Resources

We provide educational resources, workshops and technical assistance to communities throughout Texas, promoting the development of individual abilities and community support for creating and growing businesses, jobs, wealth and income.

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    This 2-page publication covers how your local emergency management officials have prepared to respond to disasters in your community, whether they occur naturally, man-made, or are the result of a national threat.

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    Esta publicación de dos páginas cubre cómo los funcionarios locales de manejo de emergencias se han preparado para responder a los desastres en su comunidad, ya sea que ocurran de forma natural, provocados por el hombre o sean el resultado de una amenaza nacional.

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    A disaster can be stressful for many people and can lead to mental and emotional disruption. At the moment, stress may be "good," in that it helps people focus, respond, and react to what is going on around them. Although, prolonged stress after a disaster- commonly referred to as post-disaster stress-is bad for human physical, […]

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    Many services and benefits older adults use can be affected by natural disasters and other emergencies. Here are some tips for re-establishing lost services. After a disaster, the Social Security Administration will move quickly to ensure that monthly payments get to beneficiaries and that other vital Social Security services are provided. This publication covers more […]

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    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.

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    Creating an emergency supply of food and water, and knowing how to safely handle food and water after a disaster, can reduce stress, worry, and inconvenience. This publication provides information on water supply storage and purification, refrigerated and frozen food storage and safety, and special considerations for handling food after flood and fire. It also […]

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    Cuando ocurre un desastre natural, usted debe cuidarse y cuidar a su familia en primer lugar. Deben tratarse graves problemas antes de comience la recuperacion. Las enfermedades o lesiones pueden ser consecuencia de agua contaminada, rutas llenas de escombros, peligros de electricidad e incendio y vida salvaje desplazada.

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    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 […]

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    Mobility is important for older rural adult populations, but options are limited in certain communities. Improving public transportation in rural communities allows older adult populations mobility and independence. (2 pages)

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    Experimentar un desastre puede conducir a un comportamiento erratico, cambios en el estado de animo e incluso sintomas fisicos. Las senales de advertencia del estres posterior al desastre se explican en esta publicacion. Hay sugerencias para ayudar a las victimas a lidiar con el estres y para obtener ayuda profesional. (3 Paginas)