Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension, office 612-626-4077, mobile 651-492-0811, email@example.com
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (June 16, 2014)—University of Minnesota Extension offers extensive educational resources for residents hit by flooding and those in areas where flood threats remain strong.
Go to www.extension.umn.edu/flood for comprehensive information.
Flood recovery resources are at http://z.umn.edu/mqj. Information includes:
- Safety and first steps for dealing with a dwelling impacted by flood: http://z.umn.edu/mqm
- Dealing with loss of water and well issues: http://z.umn.edu/mql
- Farm safety, crops and livestock concerns: http://z.umn.edu/mqo
- Resources for Spanish-speaking residents: http://z.umn.edu/mqn
With heavy rains predicted throughout the week for much of the state, flood planning resources are available to help prepare.
Flood preparation resources are at http://z.umn.edu/mqp. Information includes:
- Homeowner information: http://z.umn.edu/mqq
- Information for livestock farmers: http://z.umn.edu/mqs
- Items and information to take with you in case you must evacuate: http://z.umn.edu/mqt
For questions about water, crops, horticulture and more, Extension's flood information line is 1-800-232-9077 and is available between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Callers should leave a voicemail after hours. Email inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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