Recent Submissions

  • Storm shelters and safe rooms 

    Schultheis, Robert A. (2017)
  • Ebola information for Missourians : facts about Ebola 

    (University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
    There is a great deal in the media concerning the Ebola outbreak. Some information may be good, but much is borderline misinformation or contributes to a sense of panic. MU Extension has a tradition of being responsible ...
  • Safe drinking water in an emergency 

    University of Missouri Extension; Center for Disease Control and Prevention (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    You and your family can survive for several days without food, but only a short time without water. Disasters can often cause us to question the safety of our drinking water. With a little planning and preparation, you can ...
  • Replacing important papers 

    University of Missouri Extension; Center for Disease Control and Prevention (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    After a disaster, important papers may be destroyed, lost or damaged. This includes information on how to replace your important papers.
  • The facts on H1N1 flu 

    University of Missouri Extension; Center for Disease Control and Prevention (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    What is H1N1 flu? H1N1 flu is a new virus that causes an illness similar to the seasonal flu. H1N1 flu is sometimes referred to as the "swine flu." However, H1N1 is the correct name for this virus. H1N1 flu lasts 5 to 7 ...
  • Acerca de la influenza porcina 

    University of Missouri Extension; Center for Disease Control and Prevention (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    La influenza porcina (gripe porcina) es un tipo de influenza que afecta por lo general a los cerdos. En la actualidad, este virus se está transmitiendo de persona a persona. Se han reportado casos en personas en los EE. ...
  • Sizing and safety tips for standby power generators 

    Schultheis, Bob (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Missouri's geographical location midway between northern and southern weather systems often means surprise amounts of ice and snow accumulations in the winter. They are a cold reminder of the difficulties involved in running ...
  • Coping with summer heat 

    University of Missouri Extension (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    The heat of a Missouri summer not only can make for high utility bills, but also can be deadly. Here are some tips to help keep you comfortable, healthy and penny-wise.
  • Family disaster plan : community emergency management program 

    University of Missouri Extension (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    A family disaster plan tells everyone in the household what they will do during an emergency. Having a plan reduces the stress of coping with the aftermath of a disaster. Using this booklet, families can easily assemble ...
  • Radiation fact sheet 

    Emanuel, Curt (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    Time, distance and shielding are the three primary methods of reducing or eliminating exposure to radioactive materials.
  • Recommended contents for family disaster supplies kit : what kind of container? 

    University of Missouri Extension; American National Red Cross (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Disaster Supplies kits can be large or small depending on how many persons you have to gather supplies for in your household. Remember that for your home disaster supplies kit you should include supplies for everyone in ...
  • Disaster recovery resources for Missouri families 

    University of Missouri Extension (University of Missouri Extension, 2015)
    Below is a list of Missouri post-disaster resources. This list is the Missouri-specific Unit 9 of Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial Toolkit, created by University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State ...
  • Disaster recovery resources for Missouri families 

    University of Missouri Extension (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    Below is a list of Missouri post-disaster resources. If you need Internet access, contact your local University of Missouri Extension center. This list is the Missouri-specific Unit 9 of Recovery After Disaster: The Family ...
  • Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms 

    Schultheis, Robert A. (University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
    The devastating tornadoes that have hit Missouri in recent years have caused many Missourians to take a closer look at their vulnerability to nature's wrath and to make better preparations for surviving future storms. ...
  • Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms 

    Schultheis, Robert A. (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    The devastating tornadoes that have hit Missouri in recent years have caused many Missourians to take a closer look at their vulnerability to nature's wrath and to make better preparations for surviving future storms. ...
  • Quick Tips for Cleaning Up After a Flood 

    Goldschmidt, Michael; Wideman, Frank (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    Families returning to their flooded homes should be cautious before and during the cleanup process. In addition to other hazards, floodwater may contain sewage and biological contaminants that can linger in the home after ...
  • Missouri Disaster Response and Recovery Contacts 

    Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    This is a statewide disaster response/recovery contact list for the state of Missouri.
  • Financial Recovery and Risk Management 

    Procter, Brenda (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    As you attempt to restore your life and home after a disaster, you will face many decisions. In many cases, the decisions will involve large investments. Naturally, you will want to recover as much as possible through your ...