Reducing the Impact of Disasters Through Education
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Superstorm Sandy came in as a Cat 1 hurricane and caused severe coastal and inland flooding. Additional flooding is anticipated from snow melt in in areas on the backside of the storm that received snow in feet - not inch - amounts. Immediate issues to be addressed relative to the flooding include:

  1. Safe re-entry into flooded homes and other buildings
  2. Human Health Issues
  3. Clean-up and Sanitation
  4. Food Safety from flooded products or power outages
  5. Salvaging furniture, clothes, bedding and, important papers

As clean-up proceeds issues will arise with respect to rebuilding and mold growth.

Resources to address these issues are posted to one of the following EDEN pages: 

Also see the specific flood recovery issues pages:

Resources related to other aspects of Hurricane Sandy may be found in the

If you don't find what you need on these pages, please e-mail EDEN Web Manager - Pat Skinner with a specific request

EDEN Response Notes is theEDEN system for finding out if our Extension members need any type of assistance with disaster response and recovery, and learning about their response and recoveyr activities.

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