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Purdue Rural Emergency Preparedness

Purdue Rural Emergency Preparedness

Winter Weather Preparation

November 23, 2020

So far, most of Indiana has avoided wintry conditions, and we've enjoyed some great fall weather.  However, we all know that can change overnight. Soon we will be dealing with cold, snow, and ice.  Now is a great time to prepare ourselves, our homes, farms, and vehicles for the conditions that will certainly arrive in the near future.

Indiana PREPared has a variety of resources to assist you in planning and preparing for severe winter weather.  Click here to access PREPnotes about a variety of winter weather preparedness topics for your home and farm.

Click the box below to reach the Indiana PREPared Winter Storms/Extreme Cold site for many other suggestions and resources.

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Fireplace Safety

December 4, 2020

By: Jenna Nees, Purdue Extension ANR Educator – Putnam County With the cold weather we are experiencing and the cold weather certain to come this winter, it is important to discuss home heating related to fireplace safety. In the past, houses have burned because of soot collecting around the top of the chimney catching fire.…

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Emergency Animal Management for Law Enforcement

December 2, 2020

Training Webinar Date: Tuesday, December 15 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST Please register by December 11 at: https://tinyurl.com/PurdueAnimalEmergency Contact: Sadie Davis, Extension Educator ANR, Greene County at (812) 659-2122 or davis186@purdue.edu Emergency personnel may find themselves dealing with situations involving farm livestock. Vehicle accidents, fires, or simply a farm gate left open can…

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Keep your pets safe during the holidays!

November 30, 2020

Denise Derrer, BOAH Public Information Director INDIANAPOLIS (19 November 2019)—The holiday season is filled with special food, decorations and gatherings with relatives and friends. Some of that fun can be dangerous to pets. Each year many pets are rushed to emergency veterinary clinics over the holidays after often-preventable mishaps with food or decorations. Dr. Melissa…

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Be Prepared for Winter Driving!

November 23, 2020

Although we haven’t seen much wintry weather yet, it’s only a matter of time before ice, sleet, and snow will create hazardous driving conditions. When traveling during snowy or icy conditions, please take your time, and check road conditions before your leave! The following websites provide real-time information for Indiana motorists: INDOT Highway Info 511This…

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Make sure you have your GoBag ready for emergencies:

floods
THUNDERSTORMS
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EXTREME HEAT
WINTER STORMS/EXTREME COLD

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