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
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:
Animals in Emergencies from Cornell University/EDEN.
Last updated October 2, 2015