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Colorado Climate Center

The Colorado Climate Center provides projections and data on drought, storms, avalanche risk, tornadoes, floods, and all other climate generated risks.

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Colorado Disaster Help - Colorado EDEN

Provides information and contacts to assist Colorado residents with timely resources during emergencies and disasters.

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Colorado Extension Drought Resources

Up-to-date drought-related resources from CSU Extension & our partnering agencies. Comprehensive website with fact sheets, videos, tips sheets, audio scripts, webinars in multiple program areas.

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Saving Pets, Saving People

Video Documentary: Residents of two Colorado counties who participated in the development of their communities' animal disaster response plan explain why its important and how to get started. Previewed at EDEN AM 2015. Length 16:34.

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Creating a Community Animal Disaster Plan

A step by step guide to building an animal disaster plan and developing the necessary response capacity for your community. Includes links to the "Saving Pets, Saving People video and a series of pet sheltering webinars.

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Alternative Feeds for Cattle During Drought

This document provides discussion on alternative feeds during shortage of traditional feed sources for livestock and wildlife.

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Stretching Horse Hay Supplies During Drought

Stretching Hay Supplies provides alternative feeding techniques for horses during a drought.

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Water Storage

Guidelines for safe water storage for use during disasters and emergencies.

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FireWise Plant Materials

Investigation of which materials are more fire resistant on a homestead. Printable face sheet on creating a "defensible space" around a home from wildfire. Chart of FireWise plants.

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Emergency Preparedness Information

Resources on how to prepare a 3-day emergency food supply, food safety, and water storage.

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Caring for Livestock During Disasters

Provides guidelines for stock owners to implement when an event is underway. Specific attention is given to floods, winter weather, tornadoes and hurricanes, wildfire and drought. Addresses common issues that arise during a disaster.

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Forest Home Fire Safety

Safety factors that can be implemented in forest located homes.

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Managing Stress During Tough Times

Provides tips for recognizing stress, depression and warning signs for suicide.

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Making Decisions and Coping Well with Drought

Tips on making decisions and coping with stress during a drought.

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Fire Resistant Landscaping

Landscaping guidelines for fire resistance.

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Soil Erosion Control after Wildfire

Fact sheet on Soil Erosion after wildfires

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Caring for Livestock Before Disaster

Caring for Livestock Before Disasters addresses criteria for effective preparedness by stock owners in the mountain west.

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Caring for Livestock After Disaster

Caring for Livestock After Disasters addresses factors to consider to enhance and speed recovery efforts.

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Three-Day Emergency Supply of Shelf Stable Food for One Person

Easy-to-follow publications that breaks down how much food would be needed for one person of three days based on the recommended dietary guidelines, and provides a basic list of shelf-stable food they can be stored in an emergency kit.

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Food Safety and Storage for Emergency Preparedness

Basic food safety and food storage guidelines for emergencies.

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