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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after a flood.

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out for an extended period.

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

Disaster Recovery

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize tobacco curing losses due to an electrical outage.

How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

Disaster Recovery

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

Water-Damaged Carpets and Rugs

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers general guidelines for cleaning or replacing flood-damaged carpets and rugs.

Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

By: Michael Waldvogel, Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

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

Priorities for Cleanup & Repair

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers a list of steps to take for cleanup and repair of your home following a disaster or emergency.

Kitchen Cleanup After the Flood

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This publication covers steps to take to clean up your kitchen after a disaster or emergency.

Flood-Damaged Furniture

Disaster Recovery

This publication discusses how to possibly restore furniture, including antiques, damaged by floodwaters.

Returning Home After a Disaster

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips to people returning to their homes and communities after evacuation during an emergency or disaster.

Livestock and Poultry Buildings After the Flood

By: James Barker, Gerald Baughman, Robert Bottcher, Robert Evans, Roberto Munilla, Mark Rice, Ronald Sheffield, Philip Westerman, Morgan Morrow, Jesse Grimes Disaster Recovery

This publication offers a checklist for farmers to ensure the safety and security of poultry and livestock, as well as the buildings that house them, after a flood or other disaster.

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

By: Gary Roberson Disaster Recovery

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

Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

By: Michael Waldvogel, Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide container in your home.

Dealing with Potential Moisture Problems After a Flood

Disaster Recovery

This publication covers potential moisture problems in attics, crawl spaces and walls after a flood or other disaster.

Safe Food After a Flood

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers information on how to deal with food that may have come into contact with floodwaters.

Eliminating Odors From Your Refrigerator

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips to rid your refrigerator of odors after an extended loss of power due to an emergency or disaster.

Heat Stress Disorders

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress disorders that may occur during clean-up after a hurricane or other disaster.

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

Disaster Recovery

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may have been damaged by a flood or other disaster.

Choosing a Contractor

By: Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips on choosing a contractor for home repairs after an emergency or disaster.

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

By: Gary Roberson Disaster Recovery

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