Sessions Tagged With 'disaster preparedness'

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Developing Personal and Office Emergency Plans

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Rick Atterberry

Emergency plans are important, but are they urgent?They should be. If you don't have a personal and an office emergency plan, you should move them to the top of your to-do list. Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University Extension, and Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois...

How to Develop Community Organizations that are Active in Disaster (COADs)

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beverly Maltsberger, Carrie McKillip, Michael Gaffney

Does your community have a COAD? Bev Maltsberger, University of Missouri Extension, Carrie McKillip, University of Illinois Extension, and Dr. Mike Gaffney, Washington State University discuss how to develop COADs. Steve Cain, Purdue Extension, will moderate. Our 2016 series...

Protecting Your Farm or Ranch From Wildfire

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

What can you do to prepare your farm or ranch for wildfire? Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Extension, discusses some of the steps that you can take. Bev Maltsberger of the University of Missouri Extension moderated this presentation.

EDEN and FEMA Introduce America's PrepareAthon!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Abby Hostetler

America's PrepareAthon! was launched in 2013 as a national, grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, and exercises. The goals of the campaign are to increase the number of individuals...

Evaluating Disaster Insurance Needs for Rural Homes & Agriculture

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Cotton

Living rural provides great benefits and gets you closer to nature, but whether you are an agriculture producer or just a rural resident you have different risks than urban and suburban residents. This seminar will utilize criteria from rural insurance firms and...

Giving Your Horse the Best Chance During Disasters

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Waite, Scott Cotton

Participants in this webcast will learn practical things a horse owner should know, and can do, that will reduce risks to horses during fires, floods and storms.This webcast was presented by My Horse University, Michigan State University Extension and the Extension Disaster...

What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water to Your Ankles

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Cotton

“What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water Up to your Ankles” is a webinar that explains what essentials are needed for pet owners, livestock owners, and horse owners when confronted with imminent disaster. Based on 30 years of...