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Disaster Preparedness (Poultry)

Preparing for a disaster or emergency can help mitigate stress, cost and time lost to managing and recovering from the event.

Disaster preparedness can be difficult, even without being involved in agricultural production.

This page gathers some resources to help poultry producers plan for disasters. The NC Disaster Information Center is a good site to bookmark.

NC State Extension resources

NC State Extension factsheets

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought process of what needs to be done before a storm so that you are prepared.

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Tornado Preparedness

This publication covers how to spot a tornado, where to go during a storm and tornado survival rules and tips.

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Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery process of a flood or disaster with strewn debris.

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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North Carolina and how to use these resources to make planting and harvesting decisions.

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National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged in floodwaters.

State of North Carolina resources

National resources