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Tag: #disasterprep

Gather and Organize Important Records

Do you have all the documents and digital copies you need to protect yourself after a disaster? Two actions you can take now are:

K-State Research and Extension’s Our Valuable Records publication is a great starting point for listing and organizing valuable records such as receipts, documentation, proofs of ownership, and pieces of identification that may be necessary to collect insurance, pension, or retirement benefits; to receive military compensation; and to solve tax or inheritance problems.

Collecting and organizing this information now can help #insurance claims in the event of a disaster. Store your information in a waterproof, fireproof container. Take this action now and protect yourself later.


June is Pet Preparedness Month!

K-State Veterinarian Susan Nelson shares tips for planning to keep pets safe in disasters. Read the news release. FEMA also has resources at

A significant number of families have pets and they’re part of the family. They need to be ready for a disaster too. Find more information at