Cornell Cooperative Extension is a valuable resource when it comes to questions about managing home, farm, business, and natural resource challenges. This is especially true when New Yorkers are faced with disaster. CCE provides evidence-based information and education about disaster readiness and response, including specialized expertise in agriculture and natural resources management.
Find consumer information about drinking water, home water treatment, wells, septic systems, bottled water, and other water quality issues here.
Keep yourself and others safe during an emergency by taking the proper precautions before consuming food or water. Learn more on our site.
Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find out more about resources you can use here.
Learn how you can better prepare yourself for the bitter winters of New York State. Includes winter preparedness resources, safety tips, safe driving checklists, information about dealing with extreme cold, and more.
Making a disaster plan and evacuation kit can help keep your pets safe in an emergency. Learn how you can be prepared, with resources here on our site.
Is produce from your flooded garden still safe to eat? Find out more information on our site.
Last updated April 17, 2018