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Emergency Preparedness 2017

Published on 09/07/2017

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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Storm Damage Banner Storm Damage Banner Published on 09/07/2017
Milk and bread Milk and bread Published on 09/06/2017
Storm aid Storm aid Published on 01/25/2017
Down tree Down tree Published on 10/13/2016
Ice-covered plants Ice-covered plants Published on 01/30/2014
March Storms 2013 March Storms 2013 Published on 04/10/2013
Icy driveway Icy driveway Published on 01/20/2011
Hurricane Damage 0015 18BC Hurricane Damage Published on 09/23/2010
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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 .

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Milk and bread

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.

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Storm aid

Worth County home damaged by the storms./Albany Herald

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Down tree

Downed trees with a 14-inch caliper or less can be reset or straightened after a storm with a good success rate.

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Ice-covered plants

Ice covers plants outside the University of Georgia Extension office in Thomas County after the winter storm on Jan. 28, 2014.

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March Storms 2013

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.

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Icy driveway

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.

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Hurricane Damage

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.

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Formerly referred to as FACES, our media newswire continues to feature stories from the CAES news team relating to family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences, as well as UGA Extension news.

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