Emergency Preparedness 2017Published on 10/30/2017
Did you know that University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has a library of information on how to prepare for and recover from natural disasters and household emergencies? From packing an emergency preparedness kit to rehabbing a water logged landscape, Georgians can find the emergency information they need by visiting extension.uga.edu/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies.html .
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Did you know that University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has a library of information on how to prepare for and recover from natural disasters and household emergencies? From packing an emergency preparedness kit to rehabbing a water logged landscape, Georgians can find the emergency information they need by visiting extension.uga.edu/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies.html .Download Image
When a weather emergency is expected, more shopped rush out and stock up on milk and bread. But what happens if the electricity goes off for days and the milk spoils, or after the loaf of bread runs out? University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say having at least a three-day supply of shelf-stable food will give you a little peace of mind when it comes to feeding your family during a storm.Download Image
Worth County home damaged by the storms./Albany HeraldDownload Image
Downed trees with a 14-inch caliper or less can be reset or straightened after a storm with a good success rate.Download Image
Ice covers plants outside the University of Georgia Extension office in Thomas County after the winter storm on Jan. 28, 2014.Download Image
On March 18, supercell storm system spawned two tornados and hail in North Georgia. Hail damage to car windshields was reported on I-85 in Clayton County near the Atlanta airport. This picture was taken by a CoCoRaHS observer in Douglas County shortly after the storm passed.Download Image
Athens, Ga., was blanketed in snow and then ice, much like the rest of north Georgia, on Jan. 9, 2011. The aftermath left homeowners and agribusinesses alike trying to dig out of the storm.Download Image
Bad weather can hit Georgia anytime. To stay safe, the first thing a family needs is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, radio that broadcasts up-to-date details about tornadoes, thunderstorms, flash floods or tropical weather.Download Image
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