Agricultural communities are at risk for a number of hazardous or emergency situations—natural disasters, biological disease emergencies and man-made or technological hazards (e.g., agrochemical spills, bioterrorism). Any of these can greatly
impact the health of people, pets and livestock, and cause property damage on farms.

Learn steps to take to minimize the impact to you, your family, your animals, and your farm/business.

This website houses a database of factsheets, checklists, and other resources, to help rural communities prepare for and recover from a number of natural, biological and man-made threats.

Use the COLORED TABS ABOVE to find resources to help prepare yourself, your family, your animals, your family and your business for a variety of hazardous situations.

Booklet Cover

The All-Hazard Preparedness for Rural Communities booklet outlines preparedness and recovery tips and contains checklists to help you
prepare for a variety of emergency situations.

The PDF booklet can be downloaded for free.
[100 pages, 10 MB]

Extreme Heat

Learn how to keep animals safe during high heat conditions.

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Find resources to keep your family safe from COVID-19.

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Power Outages

Power outages are common with flooding. Learn how to prepare.

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Get Assistance

Find assistance for your family and farm after a disaster.

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