COLLEGE STATION – Flooding resulting from Hurricane Ike is expected to affect many Texas counties.
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service offers a variety of online information in Spanish and English on recovering from floods, most of which can be downloaded free.
Some materials include: “Controlling Mold Growth after the Storm,” “Caring for Important Papers after a Flood,” “Decontaminating Flooded Wells” and “Mosquito Problems After a Storm.”
For information on these and other materials, go to http://agrilifebookstore.org .
Additional information on flood and other disaster recovery is available at the Texas Extension Disaster Education Network Web site, http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/floods.php and through county AgriLife Extension offices.
AgriLife Extension also has a series of public service announcements in English and Spanish available for media use to help listeners learn how to clean up and stay well after the storm.
English-language PSAs and scripts can be found at http://agnews.tamu.edu/issues/hurricane . Click on English or Spanish to make the preferred language selection.
These PSAs are free for broadcasters and also may be used by print or broadcast media and on emergency assistance Web sites. -30-