Change of Threat Level to Transportation Sector
Following the arrests of several extremists plotting to destroy multiple passenger aircraft flying from the United Kingdom to the United States, the United States Government has heightened security on the aviation sector.
BioSecurity for Birds - 4-H Opportunity
FFA and 4-H have joined with APHIS on a public awareness and agricultural education campaign regarding avian influenza. CSREES is seeking 4-H volunteers to help educate the public about Avian Flu.
Severe Weather Information Available
Tom Priddy, EDEN POC for the University of Kentucky, has made available nationwide severe weather Web pages. Priddy has made it possible for you to easily access real time severe weather information for your state.
Plant Biosecurity Management Course, 2006 Edition
This course was designed for Extension professionals who understand the urgency of plant protection and will have the opportunity to teach plant biosecurity management to those involved in the U.S. agricultural sector
AI Talking Points and Q&A's
Due to recent news events that have brought avian influenza to much of the public's attention, here is a Web site with questions and answers...
EDEN Avian Influenza Issue Page
The EDEN Avian Influenza Issue page covers a great deal of information that is useful when talking to various audiences about this topic.
Pandemic Preparedness for Businesses
This EDEN course helps businesses examine the potential impact of a pandemic on their business and develop a disaster plan for a potential pandemic.
Avian Influenza Resources from Penn State
You can get the latest information and recommendations on avian influenza by visiting a new Web site developed by Penn State Cooperative Extension and the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Clean-Up Guide for Flooded Homes
The National Center for Healthy Housing has published Creating a Healthy Home: A Field Guide for Clean-Up of Flooded Homes, for contractors and do-it-yourselfers.
West Nile Virus - New EDEN Issues Page
It describes the public health and animal health issues surrounding the West Nile Virus and includes specific information on mosquito control and the use of insect repellents.
Fact Sheet for Disaster Survivors
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) has developed a two page handout for survivors of disasters and their families entitled: Reactions to Major Disasters: A Fact Sheet for Survivors and Their Families.
Hurricane Aid for Agricultural Producers
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns on January 26 announced $2.8 billion in aid to assist victims of the 2005 hurricane season. $1.2 billion through various programs and $1.6 billion will restore homes and rural communities.
FEMA launches "FEMA for Kids"
The "FEMA for Kids" website provides information for kids to learn about disasters, how they will feel, how they can be prepared, and how they can reduce the impact of natural disasters.