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DISASTER PREPARATION & RECOVERY

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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.

Disaster Preparation & Recovery on Blogs.IFAS

Storm Resistant Trees

Now that it is officially hurricane season perhaps it is time to be thinking about the trees around our homes. There is no “risk free “tree however; there are strategies that we can undertake that can create a more wind resistant tree canopy....
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Selecting Foods to Store for a Hurricane

Selecting the best foods to store for a hurricane As we enter the month of July, we are now well into hurricane season. While most of us are already aware of the proactive steps to take when preparing for a hurricane – (such as stocking up on...
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Hurricane Season: How to Prep for a Power Outage

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- It’s easy to take things like electricity, Wi-Fi and cell service for granted — until a hurricane blows through and knocks out these modern conveniences, sometimes for days at a time. This was the case last year when...
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