|Household Water Quality: Emergency Supplies of Water for Drinking and Food Preparation||
During a disaster, such as a flood, hurricane, earthquake, or act of terrorism, regular drinking water supplies may suddenly become unavailable. It is essential to have access to an adequate and safe supply of water for drinking and cooking. In natural or man-made disasters, municipal water supplies are likely to be disrupted and private water supplies (e.g., wells and springs) could be contaminated. Emergencies can also cause a loss of electrical power, leaving well pumps unable to function. It is in your best interest to take steps now to properly store water (and food) supplies in case of an emergency.
|Nov 17, 2016||BSE-209NP|
|Equine Evacuation Sites during Emergencies||Nov 17, 2016||ANR-228NP|
|Southeastern U.S. 2016 Vegetable Crop Handbook||Feb 17, 2016||AREC-66NP (AREC-169NP)|
|Beating Stress-Introduction||Dec 22, 2015||FCS-112||
|Beating Stress - Wellness||Jan 26, 2016||FCS-107NP||
|Beating Stress - Financial||Jan 26, 2016||FCS-106NP||
|Beating Stress - Family and Business Relationships||Jan 26, 2016||FCS-105NP||
|Beating Stress -Daily Living||Jan 26, 2016||FCS-104NP||
|Preparing for an Emergency: The Smart Thing to Do||
Preparing for emergencies is not new. Your grandparents probably have extra supplies, such as: soap and shampoo in the bathroom closets, onions and potatoes stored in the basement, and canned goods on pantry shelves in their home. They understood the value of having a little extra on hand in case of emergencies.
|Oct 1, 2014||3104-1590 (VCE-467NP/VCE-468NP)|
|Preparing for an Emergency: Make a Family Emergency Kit||Sep 1, 2014||VCE-486NP|
|Tornadoes||Jul 10, 2014||VCE-415NP|
|Pet Preparedness||Jul 10, 2014||VCE-414NP|
|Floods||Jun 25, 2014||VCE-413NP|
|Earthquakes||Jun 25, 2014||VCE-412NP|
|Child Emergency Preparedness||Jun 24, 2014||VCE-411NP|
|Biological & Chemical Terrorism||Jun 24, 2014||VCE-410NP|
|Basic First-Aid Supplies||Jun 24, 2014||VCE-409NP|
|Living Well Newsletter, Volume 4, Issue 1||Apr 24, 2013||370-103|
|How Housing Matters A home without mold is a healthy home||Feb 14, 2012||FCS-3|
|Food Safety Infosheet: Be Ready for Storms – Refrigerated Foods||Sep 1, 2011||3108-7024|
|Food Safety Infosheet: Be Ready for Storms – Frozen Foods||Sep 1, 2011||3108-7023|
|Food Safety Infosheet: Recovering From a Storm– Flooding||Sep 1, 2011||3108-7022|
|Food Safety Infosheet: Be Ready for Storms||Aug 24, 2011||3108-7021|
|Farm Security - “Treat it Seriously” – Security for Plant Agriculture: Producer Response for Plant Diseases, Chemical Contamination, and Unauthorized Activity||
Acts of terrorism have heightened our awareness of the need for security, both at home and on the farm or nursery. This publication and the checklist that accompanies it will help you be proactive with regard to farm security.
|Mar 9, 2011||445-004|
|Equine Emergency Preparedness in Virginia||Apr 16, 2010||406-500|
|Horse Emergency Go Kit||Aug 27, 2009||2908-1407|
|In Case of a Disaster: Home Inventory||
Whether it is a house fire, a hurricane or tornado if the disaster will make it difficult to get an accurate accounting of what you have. The recent victim of a house fire made the following suggestions.
|May 1, 2009||2903-7023|
Help! I Think I Have Mold! What Can I Do?
Molds are natural, common, and typical in the environment. They are actually an important part of our ecosystem as they help decompose dead organic matter. However, we do not want an excess of mold growing in our homes, decomposing the structure and damaging our possessions.
|May 1, 2009||2901-7021|
Can We Really Prevent Mold Growth?
Molds are everywhere in the environment. They are a natural part of the ecosystem and we can not eliminate them completely. The problem is when there is an excess of mold growth in our buildings and the mold growth damages building materials or threatens our health. To prevent mold problems in our homes, we need to understand how mold grows and to learn to control the conditions that lead to mold growth.
|May 1, 2009||2901-7020|
Why is Mold an Issue Today?
We have always had mold – so why has it become such an issue today? Why do we read about mold in the media, or hear about mold litigation in the courts, or worry about mold affecting our health? There are many different reasons to consider.
|May 1, 2009||2901-7019|
|Virginia Firescapes: Firewise Landscaping for Woodland Homes||
When the forest becomes a community, forest fires and homes are inseparable.
A home in a woodland setting is surrounded by flammable vegetation. Firewise landscaping can help you create a defensible space or buffer zone around your home. This not only helps to keep fire from approaching your woodland home, but it also provides a safe space in which firefighters can work.
|Jul 14, 2015||430-300(HORT-136P)|
|Emergencies: Are You Prepared? Your Personal Checklist of Important Documents||
Life’s emergency situations require advance preparation and planning. The first step is organizing your papers and communicating with appropriate individuals.
|May 1, 2009||354-141|
|Standby Electric Generators for Emergency Farm Use||
An emergency source of power is essential for any farm with mechanically ventilated production facilities, bulk milk-handling equipment, automated feeding systems, or facilities requiring constant and consistent heat or refrigeration. A standby power generator is an excellent investment to prevent costly losses during local power failures. This publication provides guidelines to make the selection, sizing, and operation of standby generators easier.
|May 1, 2009||442-067|