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Publication Stacking Sandbags
This publication shows the proper way to stack sandbags.
Publication application/x-troff-me Mold in Your Home
Exposure to mold is common both inside and outside the home, but some people are more sensitive to mold than others, especially those with allergies and asthma. Mold exposure may cause cold-like symptoms, watery eyes, sore throat, wheezing and trigger asthma attacks.
Publication Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage
Many things can be done before the snow melts or before a heavy rainstorm to reduce damage to home and property. This checklist can help you prepare to reduce the severity of water or a flood on your home and family.
Publication Filling Sandbags
The proper way to fill sandbags is shown in this publication.
Publication Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework
The community capitals framework can be a powerful tool to help communities successfully recovery from disasters. After experiencing a disaster, a community can review its pre- and post-disaster capitals or utilize the community capitals framework in the recover process.
Publication Flood Recovery Checklists for Farmsteads
This publication is for farmers and ranchers affected by flooding.
Publication Families and Flood Evacuation: Items to Take for Children Evacuating
Natural disasters such as floods are stressful events for families. Evacuating their home is obviously stressful for children. Plan ahead by packing a disaster supplies kit for each of your children to grab if your family has to evacuate due to flood conditions or other reasons.
Publication application/x-internet-signup Strategies for Managing Drought in the Northern Plains
The purpose of this drought response plan is 1) to describe the drought indicators and response triggers that will be used to determine if drought response actions are needed and 2) to provide land owners and managers a range of management options that will allow for a flexible and rapid response to drought.
Publication Facility/Equipment Safety
This poster gives the guidelines for facility/equipment used in emergency mass feeding shelters.
Publication Safe Food Handling
This poster gives the guidelines for emergency mass feeding shelters.
Publication ODS spreadsheet Handling Food through Floods
Flood water may carry silt, raw sewage, oil or chemical waste. If foods have been in contact with flood waters, use this information to determine their safety.
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