University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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How to Develop Community Organizations that are Active in Disaster (COADs)

How to Develop Community Organizations that are Active in Disaster (COADs) Does your community have a COAD? Bev Maltsberger, University of Missouri Extension, Carrie McKillip, University of Illinois Extension, and Dr. Mike Gaffney, Washington State University discuss how to develop COADs. Steve Cain, Purdue Extension, will moderate. Our 2016 series will be held on the second Tuesday of every month at 1 PM Eastern, with the exception of October’s webinar. It will be held October 4.

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Winter Storm Resource Center

Web collection of information with state and national outlinks to current weather conditions at local airports. Includes forecasts, warnings, and meteorological calculator.

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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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Drought Stressed Corn Strategies

Video discussion of drought stressed corn, 15 minutes. On YouTube

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READYAG; Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture

Stand alone, self-directed or as part of a presentation to producers, the READYAG workbook is a tool for producers to become better prepared for any disaster. Producers answer questions that automatically generate an action plan specific to their operation. This is a USDA Special Needs Project.

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READYAG Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture

Designed to help farm and ranch owners be better prepared to deal with disaster through critical examination of their agricultural operation to determine areas in need of improvements.

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Disinfect And Test Flooded Wells

Describes the decontamination process of a well following a flood, and recommendations for testing following treatment. Specific testing labs listed are for ILLINOIS ONLY.

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Emergency Water Supplies

Includes recommendations for obtaining safe drinking water during an emergency or disaster.

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