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Ensuring Animal Welfare During Disasters

60-minute webinar on Nebraska's "Animal Care Wednesday Webinar" series. Wednesday, December 6, 11:00 am CST / 10:00 am MT. Topics include EDEN and the challenges of the fires that hit Montana and neighboring states in 2017, 2017 floods and hurricanes in Texas, and the challenges of drought in ND and neighboring states. Access information and post-event recording are on the access site.

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Nebraska Extension: Flood Resources

Info that covers health and hazards, property, emotional and financial impact, crops and cropland, and saturated soil risk.

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UNL Water

Info that covers groundwater, surface water, ag production, residential water use, and water entities.

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Drought Information and Resources

Website with links to fact sheets, webinars, news stories and other resources related to drought. Covers a broad range of drought topics for Nebraska - crops, livestock, impact on families.

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Drinking Water Treatment: Emergency Procedures

This guide discusses situations requiring an emergency or short-term drinking water supply and methods that can be used to treat limited amounts of water for human consumption.

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Drought Update, January 2016

Although El Niño has brought relief to areas across the country, drought and its effects are still a concern. Join us for an update on drought in the U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center resources will also be discussed. Our presenters, Tonya Bernadt and Kelly Smith, are with the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska. Tonya is an Education and Outreach Specialist, and Kelly is a Communications and Planning Specialist. Dr. Virginia White will moderate. Click here to join the live webinar as a guest.

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How to Help Preschoolers Manage Their Emotions After a Disaster

This NebGuide provides information about ways parents can help preschoolers cope with tragedy and stress. Developed in association with Save the Children International. Alternate contact: Lisa Poppe (lisa.poppe@unl.edu).

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Ag Damage Assessment and Economic Loss

The Ag Damage Assessment Form provides a standardized method for individuals who are interested in determining the extent of damages to agricultural commodities and structures. Includes Assessment Form, Users Guide, Promotional Flyer, training PowerPoint and archived webinar. Designed for the consumer; good basis for an Extension workshop.

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Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch

Drought Planning Guide and archive of workshops/webinars for Ranchers in the Great Plains. Produced by the Drought Mitigation Center.

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Entering and Cleaning Up Flooded Homes

This NebGuide addresses safety and other considerations for entering, cleaning, and drying out flooded homes. Alternate contact: Carroll Welte (cwelte1@unl.edu)

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