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5 Things You Should Know About Disaster Resources at eXtension.org

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Virginia White, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

We all face some form of natural disaster, whether it be a flood, tornado, earthquake, oil spill, hurricane. This professional development webinar is designed to increase your awareness about what eXtension has to offer on disaster resources. This webinar is hosted by the...

ICS Training is Offered...Where Does Extension Fit In?

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

The role of Extension in providing research-based education and information to communities and clientele is never more important or crucial than during or following an emergency or disaster. Even if we don't have an interest or background in disaster readiness, we don't get...

Local Response to a Foreign Animal Disease

Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Susan Kerr

Dr. Victoria Bowes, Avian Pathologist with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, will present an overview of lessons learned during the pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak in British Columbia in 2004 and how animal disease outbreak emergency response has changed...

Safe Drinking Water Before, During, and After a Disaster

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Smolen, Barbara Brown, Gina Peek

We don't think too much about access to safe drinking water in this country because we have many sources for the water. When a disaster strikes, those sources may be unavailable. Planning to include drinking water for emergencies or disasters will reduce your chances of...

Food Storage Following Disasters

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Benjamin Chapman

Dr. Ben Chapman is a food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University with experience in disaster and crisis management and communication. Ben will share his experiences in development and delivery of messages around natural disaster situations for various...

The National Disaster Response Framework (NDRF) and Drought Response Across Agencies and Organizations Webinar

Friday, February 1, 2013 at 9:00 am EST - Presented by Steve Cain

1-2pm Eastern - A closer look at how the NDRF was used to respond to the drought in 2012 and how it continues to be applied in 2013. – Open to anyone and might be of interest to drought specialists, animal and natural resources specialists, members of VOAD, disaster response...

Critical Issues for the Unexpected Helper in Drought: Part II

Friday, November 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sherry F Nelson, Phyllis Onstad

Droughts are unpredictable with regard to duration and magnitude of severity. The impact of droughts on individuals, families and communities varies and may increase the risk of unhealthy stress levels, depression, and the possibility of suicide if coping skills and support...

Drought Recovery Critical Issues for the Unexpected Helper in Drought

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sherry F Nelson, Phyllis Onstad

Droughts are unpredictable with regard to duration and magnitude of severity. The impact of droughts on agriculture, farmers, farm families, ag businesses, and rural communities is notable and varies based on many factors at the levels of individuals, family, farm, community,...

Natural Disasters... What about the Animals?

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:00 am EDT

Sponsored by Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, K-State Research and Extension, and the Family Caregiving and Companion Animals Communities of Practice, members of the eXtension National Initiative. This conference will take place in Manhattan KS and via...