Hurricane season officially kicked off June 1 and concludes Nov. 30. To ensure everyone is prepared to endure a potential natural disaster, Alabama Extension professionals are prepared to cover a …
Hurricane season officially kicked off June 1 and concludes Nov. 30. To ensure everyone is prepared to endure a potential natural disaster, Alabama Extension professionals are prepared to cover a multitude of topics, both before and after a storm hits.
Tree Risk Assessment Before and After Storm Events
Residents are encouraged to assess the structure of their trees to mitigate hazards. Beau Brodbeck works with residents and landowners to measure the risk of trees in proximity to life, structures and resources.
Extension Contact: Beau Brodbeck (251) 259-6507; email@example.com
Utilizing the Community Resilience Index to Prepare for Natural Disasters
The Community Resilience Index tool helps municipality leaders plan for community resilience before and after natural disasters. Jody Thompson can explain how communities coordinate using resources and plans to strengthen resilience in case of disaster.
Extension Contact: Jody Thompson (251) 471-2124; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensuring Water Quality Safety After Flood Events
Eve Brantley can discuss the proper steps to take to ensure safety from contaminants after flooding. Brantley is the director of the Auburn University Water Resources Center and a professor in the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences in Auburn’s College of Agriculture.
Extension Contact: Eve Brantley (334) 740-4425; email@example.com
Food Safety Precautions – Before and After Storm Events
Janet Johnson explains what steps to take regarding food safety during a storm event. Johnson serves as food safety and quality team coordinator in the east central region of Alabama, helping people prevent foodborne illnesses.
Extension Contact: Janet Johnson (334) 703-2237; firstname.lastname@example.org