flood web page

Flood Info, Resouces & Fact Sheets

Remember to call 911 for all emergencies (including farm animal rescue)

Orange County Div. of Emergency Communications for special notices

Orange County government website for the latest news on the flood

EDEN: Extension Disaster Education Network Visit EDEN for a wealth of information to assist with recovering from the flood. You can also sign up for Tweets from EDEN: https://twitter.com/CCE_Disaster or Friend them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CceEden

Helping Children Cope with Natural Disasters

2011 Flood Awareness Fact Sheet  from NYS Office of Emergency Management

Attention all farmers:

Food Safety of Crops and Animal Feed Following Flooding
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises growers that any food that has been submerged in flood water should be destroyed and not used for human or animal consumption. This includes crops, fruits, vegetables and food requiring refrigeration or freezing. More information is available through FDA and your local Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Attention all Livestock Owners:

- American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA): Information on Emergency Preparedness - http://www.avma.org/disaster/default.asp

- American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP): Emergency and Disaster Preparedness - http://www.aaep.org/info/emergency-disaster-and-preparedness-290

- Red Cross: Disaster Preparedness for Pets - http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/pet-safety

More Flood-Related Information:


Dealing with Flooded Vegetable Fields

Safe Operation of Emergency Generators

Floods and Water Quality

Floods and Food Safety / Meal Preparation & Gardens

Flooded Gardens

Cleaning your Flooded Home

Travel with Care after a flood

An overview of mold

Molds in your Home

Dealing with Mold and Mildew in Flood Damaged Homes

Cleaning and disinfecting your home after the flood

Dry Out before rebuilding

A Flood of Emotions

Dealing with Stress after a disaster

Helping your child cope with disaster

Animals in Emergencies from Cornell University/EDEN.

Emergency Preparedness for your family pets

If Your Pet is Missing

Missing Pet adds to storm trauma

Renter's and Homeowner's Guide to Flooding


Maire Ullrich
Agriculture Program Leader

Last updated October 2, 2015