Where to find up-to-date information on Hurricane Sandy Recovery
Citizens can find up to date and science based information regarding Hurricane Sandy and how to recover from the storm at the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) website. A great deal of information is also available through the EDEN Facebook page and on Twitter via EdenTweets (@EDENTweets).
There are several specific aspects of hurricane recovery that are currently in great demand. These include:
In addition to these online resources, every state in the nation has Cooperative Extension offices located with its land-grant university and a network of county or regional offices. These offices are staffed by experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth, consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes.
Cooperative Extension is a partnership between the federal government (through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture), state governments (through land-grant universities), and local governments. Information about USDA programs can be found at the USDA Emergency Preparedness and Response page.
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