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Oregon State University's Volcano World Website

Everything you've ever wanted to know about volcanoes, from the types of volcanoes you can find across the world, to volcanic products, such as minerals and gasses! Volcano World was founded by Dr. Chuck Wood in 1995. Since that time over fifty professionals and hundreds of students have contributed content and/or time to Volcano World

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Impacts of Disaster on Youth

According to research focusing on children's mental and physical responses to disaster, children are more touched by a traumatic event than adults. This affect differs depending on the age and stage of the child's development, with adolescents being at most risk. Lynette Black, Oregon State University Extension, will discuss how disasters affect youth of all ages and what adults can do both before and after the event to alleviate the effects. Debbie Hurlbert, Louisiana State University AgCenter, will moderate. Click here to join the live webinar as a guest.

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Wildfire in Oregon

Fire is a natural part of our environment. Yet, with more people living near wildlands, there is a greater chance of loss of life and property and damage to natural resources. This website provides information homeowners need to prepare for wildfire, respond when fire occurs, and recover after the event of fire.

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Sudden Oak Death

Direct link to OSU Sudden Oak Death publications returned by publication search.

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Farm Biosecurity Plans and All Hazard Plans for Farms

Do you have a farm biosecurity plan? Are you prepared for all hazards? Join Dr. Gregory Martin, Pennsylvania State Extension, to learn what goes in the plans. Lynette Black, Oregon State University Extension, will moderate. Click here to join the live webinar as a guest.

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Family Emergency Preparedness Kit

Provides information about the six basics needed for the home during an emergency: water, food, first-aid supplies, clothing and bedding, tools and emergency supplies, and special items. Provides lists and quantities.

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Emergency Preparedness and The Tabletop Exercise: How Youth Can Play a Part in the Process

Opportunity to engage youth in Tabletop Exercise

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OSU calms worries about disease in pigs

Offers general biosecurity measures for youth animal exhibitors.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Disaster Assistance

Covers services provided at a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center.

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Insurance Coverage and Making a Claim

Describes the kinds of insurance that may be appropriate during disaster recovery and explains basic steps for filing an insurance claim.

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Helping Children After a Disaster

Explains how to support children and allay their fears after a disaster.

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Listening to Your Children

Discusses ways to listen and to understand your children and a list of additional resources.

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It Could Happen to You - Disaster Series

Publication series on preparing for disasters. From insurance claims to coping to disaster assistance and tax deductions.

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Household Mold

English, Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese versions of one-pages fact sheet discussing mold control and cleanup in homes. Links found on the OregonState/WashingtonCo mold page at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/washington/family_home/mold

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