Arkansas Emergency Preparedness Resources
While we don't like to think about an emergency happening, it is still best to be prepared. Many emergencies and disasters are beyond your control and in Arkansas it is not uncommon to experience severe weather resulting in power outages. With our free resources you can take preventive steps to protect your family from harm and loss of property.
Flood Recovery Information
General Flood Information:
- Managing Financial Losses from a Natural Disaster
- Replacing Valuable Papers
- How to Save Pictures/Family Papers that are wet (US National Archives)
- Floods Impact on Forests and Trees
- Managing Stress
- Post-flood emotions
- CDC Disaster Information
- FEMA Information
Ever wonder what you should do in case of a flood? What happens to your refrigerated
food after a power outage?
Quick food safety tips in the event of a power outage:
- Keep an appliance thermometer to check temperature
- Keep coolers on hand
- Group food together in freezer
- NEVER taste test food for safety!
- When in doubt - throw it out! Toss food if safety is in question.
Emergency Preparedness Videos
Arkansas Emergency Preparedness Publications
|University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service||Planning for Food After a Disaster|
|University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
|Helping Disadvantaged Populations Prepare for Disasters - Executive Summary|
Resources for Emergency Tips and Help
|University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service||Biosecurity Farm & Ranch|
|University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service||Disaster Recovery Environment & Nature|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||Emergency Preparedness & Response for all Disasters|
|American Red Cross|
|National Biosecurity Resource Center||Biosecurity Info for Animal Health Emergencies|