From the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: frequently asked questions about flooding for agribusinesses and agricultural producers.
Bill Lamont, Penn State professor of vegetable crops, offers advice to growers on salvaging produce after the storm.
Martin Bucknavage, Penn State senior food safety extension associate, offers advice for dealing with food items affected by flooding and power outages.
Guidance from the Food and Drug Administration for growers, food manufacturers, food warehouse managers and transporters of food products.
The strong winds and flooding brought on by Hurricane Sandy remind us that we need to be prepared for power outages. The loss of power could jeopardize the safety of frozen food. To keep food safe, keep the door closed and control the temperature.
Recommendations from Bryan Swistock, Penn State water resources extension associate, for private water supply owners whose wells may have been affected by flooding.
Extension information on clean up and recovery from a flood.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers disaster-related information on topics from food safety to animal care.
North Dakota State University provides resources such as after-the-flood videos, flooded house clean-up, and flood recover checklists.
A disaster handbook from the University of Florida containing detailed information on dealing with issues before, during and after a disaster.
USDA guide to addressing food safety issues during an emergency.
U.S. EPA basic information on how to clean up after a flood and how to prevent indoor air problems.
Information provided by Penn State Extension experts.
Assists counties with the evacuation and care for animals in emergency situations.
Non-state specific strategies and tools, provided by the University of Minnesota, that can help you move along the road towards financial recovery.
Visit the official site of the American Red Cross for shelter and disaster information.
It is important for caregivers to be attentive and responsive to children during uncertain times and natural disasters.