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Wildland Fire Education Resources for Extension

This webpage houses resources that were identified by Cooperative Extension personnel working in fire education and other fire professionals as essential for Extension wildland fire education and outreach. Resources are applicable nationwide.

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IFAS Mosquito Information Website

The Mosquito Information Website is all about mosquitoes and their impact on Florida. From mosquito biology to the current status of West Nile Virus in Florida, this is the one-stop source for mosquito information including research, training, extension and education.

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Cleaning Electric Motors

Provides step-by-step instructions to repair and clean flooded electric motors.

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Florida State Agricultural Response Team

SART is a multi agency coordination group consisting of governmental and private entities dedicated to all-hazard disaster preparedness, planning, response, and recovery for the animal and agriculture sectors in Florida.

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UF/IFAS Scientists Write Document Explaining Zika Virus

News article addresses public concerns and new University of Florida Extension resources and research initiatives.

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National Pest Alert - Zika

Two page fact sheet providing information on the Zika Virus - from origin to symptoms and how to protect yourself from bites.

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Zika, a Mosquito Transmitted Virus

Fact sheet describing the Zika Virus, its mosquito vectors, Zika Virus, disease and prevention, history, and presence in Florida. English and Spanish 7-pages

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Essential Information on the Zika Virus

Primary presence for Zika from Florida Medical Entomological Laboratory.

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Heat Stress Management in Broilers

Original publication date December 1990. Reviewed June 2015.

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Rebuild Healthy Homes

HUD’s Rebuild Healthy Homes: Guide to Post-disaster Restoration for a Safe and Healthy Home is a very detailed and comprehensive how-to guide for homeowners and volunteers that is available as a free mobile app and free online PDF. These resources and associated videos are found at the HUD Post-Disaster Healthy Housing Resources page.

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Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents

This article deals with information on how to replace lost or damaged papers. This document is EDIS document DH215, formerly IFAS publication DH0505. Published June 1998, revised January 216. It is part of The Disaster Handbook, a component of the Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Education Module.

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Avoiding Fraud and Deception

This document is EDIS document DH219, formerly IFAS publication DH0509. Published June 1998, revised January 2016. It is part of The Disaster Handbook, a component of the Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Education Module.

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Six Steps in Making an Insurance Claim

This document is EDIS document DH199, formerly IFAS publication DH0431. Published June 1998, revised January 2016. It is part of The Disaster Handbook, a component of the Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Education Module.

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Safe Handling of Food and Water in a Hurricane or Related Disaster

This document is FSHN0520, one of a series of the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date September 2005. Reviewed January 2015.

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Encephalitis Information System

The purpose is to provide general information on encephalitis, to provide up-to-date reports on the status of the various encephalitides in Florida, and to help the reader understand the true significance of the data presented

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Florida IFAS Disaster Handbook, Chapter 9 Floods

Chapter 9 of disaster handbook covers basics of floods, flooding and safety precautions. Includes information for ag producers.

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Pesticide Storage Concerns during a Flood - Prevention and Emergency Response

Discusses concerns related to pesticide storage during a flood and offers recommendations to protect drinking water supplies. Explains preventive steps, including where to locate storage, ensuring safe design of facilities and the development of emergency plans. Addresses steps to take should pesticide storage areas become flooded.

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