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DISASTER PREPARATION & RECOVERY

DISASTER PREPARATION & RECOVERY

Overview

The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little notice. But there are ways to prepare for them and effectively deal with their aftermath.

This website offers vital information from UF/IFAS Extension, including tips, videos and useful contacts.

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Latest Posts

Do You Have an Emergency Supply of Drinking Water?

An adequate supply of clean drinking water is an absolute priority during any emergency.  A normally active person needs at least one gallon of drinking water daily.  That would include about two quarts for drinking and the remainder for food...
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Lightning Beware

We have been taught since we were children that lightning strikes the tallest​ object. It is no wonder then, that lightning​ is one of the most common natural​ causes of tree damage. ​ Lightning is formed when negative charged ions...
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Early Hurricane Prep

If you prepare for a hurricane when a hurricane is approaching, you will find yourself panicking: can I take time off from work to prepare my home?  Are there any other stores in the area that might have batteries and water left?  Is the...
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