Skip Navigation

Emergency Preparedness - Emergency Resources

Print Friendly

Here is a listing of other resources, mostly websites, that might be useful in responding to client needs during an emergency. If you locate additional resources that are helpful, please let us know so we can list them in a future edition of this manual. Contact the Cooperative Extension Communications Office, 110 Libby Hall, Orono, ME 04469, 581-3269.

Please note: the information on websites or in publications listed here may or may not be accurate or up-to-date. Use your judgment as to whether information is appropriate to distribute or not. If you have questions about the validity of the information, you may want to contact a subject matter specialist before you use it.

Disaster Handbook for Extension Agents

Rural Civil Defense, Cooperative Extension Service, Pennsylvania State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Defense Civil preparedness Agency and Department of Defense. No date. Out of print.

3-ring binder with fact sheets and information. Copy available for loan from the Cooperative Extension Communications Office, 110 Libby Hall.

E-Answers

Search E-answers for information on a variety of topics, including: agriculture, forestry, fishing, family/consumer issues, lawn and garden, child development, 4-H/youth, environment, public policy, economics, water quality and communities. E-answers is an online, searchable resource; the information in this site represents the work of Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station professionals at Land Grant universities throughout the United States.

URL: http://e-answers.adec.edu/

Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is a collaborative multi-state effort by Extension Services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters. This site is designed to provide Extension agents and educators with access to resources on disaster preparedness, recovery, and mitigation that will enhance their short- and long-term program efforts.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/EDENfb

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Extensive online information and resources.

URL: www.fema.gov

Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)

Extensive online information and resources.

URL: www.state.me.us/mema

Food Safety and Inspection Service

URL: www.fsis.usda.gov

“Natural Disaster Assistance Available from the United States Department of Agriculture

USDA, Program Aid Number 1328, Disaster Management and Coordination Staff, USDA, Revised April, 1997.

Handout lists types of assistance and agencies. Copy available from the Cooperative Extension Communications Office, 110 Libby Hall.

University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Disaster Handbook

The handbook includes chapters on floods, fire, drought, tornadoes, winter storms and community/family issues. Handbook can be ordered hard copy with a disk of all files in WordPerfect for $35.

URL: www.uwex.edu/ces/news/handbook.html

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Disaster Resources

Includes a disaster guide, information, resources and agency listings. Includes some helpful tip sheets on how staff can prepare for a disaster.

URL: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/disaster/guide/g_10steps.html

Winter Safety Workbook, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

No date. Out of print.

3-ring binder with fact sheets and information. Copy available for loan from the Cooperative Extension Communications Office, 110 Libby Hall.

Directory of other state Extension websites

Several states, including the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE), list hyperlinks to other state sites, which may include disaster-related resources and information.


Back to Emergency Preparedness