Winter Emergency Links
|WINTER EMERGENCY LINKS|
Carbon Monoxide Safety
Chain Saw Safety
Electrical Hazards - Power Outage
Link to USDA Food safety website with Frequently Asked Questions and information
Factsheet from USDA that helps consumers cope when emergencies happen. When they do, the best strategy is to already have a plan in place. This includes knowing the proper food and water safety precautions to take if hurricanes - or other flooding/power outages - do occur.
- http://www.ca.uky.edu/HES/fcs/factshts/FN-SSB.085.PDF (PDF)
Recommended Food Storage Times Cold and Dry Refrigerated and Frozen Foods
The Disaster Handbook:
Florida Extension Service developed this comprehensive disaster handbook to include multiple topics facing communities, families, and individuals in the event of storms and other disasters.
University of Illinois Extension Disaster Fact Sheets
Purdue Extension Disaster Fact Sheets
NDSU Disaster Fact Sheets
Helping Children cope with Disasters:
Children, Stress and Natural Disasters - Resources for Teachers
- Helping Children Cope with Ice Storm Aftermath (PDF)
Helping Families in times of Stress
Helping Families Deal with the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster
Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event
Mold and Mildew
Power Outage and Flood Resources
Preventing Violence after a Natural Disaster
Storms and Trees
WARNING: Some Web sites to which these materials provide links for the convenience of users are not managed by the University of Kentucky. The university does not review, control or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.
Please note: Some of these publications are works in progress and are not in their final form, please use for informational use only.