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Flood recovery and preparation resources available

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension, office 612-626-4077, mobile 651-492-0811, ajsandve@umn.edu

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 fil@umn.edu.

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