Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is a collaborative educational network dedicated to educating citizens about disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Texas EDEN is a part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and is affiliated with National Extension Disaster Education Network.

This site is intended to accommodate Texas AgriLife Extension agents and all Texas citizens by sharing education resources to reduce the impact of natural and man-made disasters for individuals, families and communities.

The primary goals of Texas EDEN are to:

1. Provide credible and reliable information relating to disaster preparedness and recovery for individuals, families, and urban and/or rural communities.

2. Reduce the impact associated with disaster by disseminating educational materials related to disaster mitigation, preparedness and recovery.

For more information, please contact us.

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Where to buy in print


Books

Return to Normal After a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Returning to normal after a disaster may pose problems for you and your family. Keep your health a priority.
Organize Your Medication
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Prepare in advance so you will have needed medications if your neighborhood is affected by a disaster.
Manage Stress During a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Stress is a normal part of everyday life, but it can worsen when a disaster happens in your area. Increased stress can negatively affect preexisting health conditions. Learn to manage daily stress before a disaster occurs to reduce its impact on your health.
Maintain Your Health During a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Emergency situations and disasters can take a toll on your health. Prepare for your health needs in advance by following these easy tips.
Prepare Your Grab-and-Go Kit
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Make a grab-and-go kit so basic items can be accessed easily before a disaster strikes. You can use a backpack or suitcase to carry your kit. Gather the following items on the list to form your kit.
Disaster Recovery Services Available to You
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Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
When disaster strikes an area, the services that assist the population can be affected. Know what resources are available to you so you can recover from the adverse circumstances you are facing.
Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Use this disaster preparedness guide to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days. Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.
Whooping Cough ( Pertussis )
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Whooping cough, which is also known as Pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by a bacteria. Whooping cough is a very serious disease and can cause permanent disability and even death to infants.
Tree Care Kit
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Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Handling Food and Drinks When Losing Power
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
This brief guide explains what is ok to eat or refreeze and what should be thrown out after loss of power to the home. Do not rely on taste or smell to decide if something is safe to eat!
Disinfecting Water After a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
After a disaster such as a hurricane or flood, your water supplies may have become contaminated or been temporarily cut off. This guide briefly explains how to disinfect water using household chemicals, how to find water in and around your home, and how to store water safely. Listen to and follow public announcements from your local authorities.
Emergency Food and Water Supplies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
(5.00 from 1 review)
Safe food and water supplies are a major concern following a natural disaster such as a tornado, flood, hurricane or blizzard. Families who live in disaster-prone areas may benefit from being prepared in the event of disaster. Knowing how to safely handle food and water in the immediate few days after the disaster can reduce stress, worry and inconvenience.
Protection of Rangeland and Pastures from Wildfire
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Grazing lands are subject to wildfire because of an abundance of fine fuel (grass), frequent dry conditions, and proximity to an ignition source -usually a road or highway. Due to the risk of Wildfire, rangelands and pastures must be protected from accidental fires and/or those that are intentionally set. Firebreaks are a necessary and useful tool in this regard.
Preparing Your Evacuation "Grab and Go" Box
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Recent natural disasters have emphasized the importance of emergency preparedness. Everyone should have individual and family evacuation plans in place. It is critical that each family have a planned evacuation arrangement and an evacuation "to-go" box ready for emergencies.
After a Wildfire: Checklist of Considerations for Post-Fire Management
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
All may appear lost, but with time and rain, pastures burned by recent wildfires will come back stronger if cattle are not restocked too early. The loss of standing vegetation affects not only the availability of feed for livestock, but also feed and cover, including nesting habitat for wildlife. This eBook is a checklist of considerations for post-fire management.
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
With the right preparation you can protect your livestock from injury should a hurricane occur. This eBook briefly covers vaccinations, barn preparation, livestock evacuations, feed, hay and water storage.
Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.
Después de un Desastre
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Price: Free! Words: 13,870. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Guía de recuperación de desastres que ofrece información sencilla sobre cómo los individuos, las familias y las empresas pueden recuperarse de un desastre como un incendio, un huracán, el mal tiempo y mucho más. Creado por el Servicio de Extensión Cooperativa de Texas, Texas A & M del sistema.
After a Disaster - Information to Help You and Your Family Recover
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Disaster recovery guide that provides simple information on how individuals, families and businesses can recover from a disaster such as a wildfire, hurricane, severe weather and more. Created by The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M System.

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