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Mold Control and Remediation Training
24-hour course provides information, building science insights and methods for safe and effective mold removal and control in buildings.
Lead Certified Renovator Training (RRP)
Contractors are required to be lead-certified for the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning. Are you ready?
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Preparing for Evacuation
Vital preparation steps include developing an evacuation plan, preparing an emergency supply kit and preparing your home for the impending disaster.
NFIP Claims and Levees: What you need to know
Flood Insurance and Levees
FEMA released a Levees Brochure during the Spring 2011 Floods, explaining NFIP coverage behind levees, for protective measures and the waiting period. This page is copied directly from that brochure and includes a PDF of the original document as an attachment.
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Flood Recovery Information
From this page, you will be able to access information on a variety of issues related to flood recovery.
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LaHouse Resource Center
A research-based showcase of solutions and educational programs to help you shape the future with homes that offer MORE benefits with LESS ....
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My House, My Home
Whenever you build, remodel or buy a home, you have the power of choice. Use this science-based guide to take control of your investment and enjoy a high-performance home that offers so much more than shelter and style alone.
Prepare an evacuation to-go kit for your child
(Distributed 08/29/08) Adults are urged to assemble a “grab-and-go” box of important papers in case of a hurricane evacuation. How about making a “to-go kit” for your child? Assembling a few treasured items can help your child in times of disaster, according to LSU AgCenter family development professor Dr. Rebecca White.
Manage post-hurricane stress
(Distributed 09/07/08) You probably can’t avoid the stress coming in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, but you can manage it, says LSU AgCenter family and consumer sciences specialist Becky White.
Canine Heartworm Disease
This fact sheet has frequently asked questions about heartworm disease in dogs.
Experts Warn Against Spreading Termites After Storms
A scourge of New Orleans and South Louisiana could find its way to other parts of the state and country if people move wood that’s infested with Formosan subterranean termites.
Saffir-Simpson Scale
Hurricanes are divided into five categories to help recognize the threat they pose to structures and inhabitants of coastal and inland areas.
Rescue Your Lawnmower or Other Small Engine After the Flood
Many lawnmowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and other lawn and garden equipment with small engines were inundated during the flooding from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In many cases, that equipment can be salvaged.
Not A Good Time To Replant A Lawn, Regardless Of Hurricanes
Storms may damage turf directly by flooding or indirectly by wind debris. "In either case, this is not a good time to regrow grass," says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.
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Crazy Ant Control in Structures
Identification, biology and treatment of the crazy ant in structures.
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Storm Spot Images
A collage of storm spot images from hurricane debris.
Integrated Pest Management of Termites and Other Wood Attacking Organisms: A Louisiana Perspective
Considerations on integrated pest management of termites and other wood attacking organism are presented in depth.
Termite Facts and Figures
Damage by termites can be very expensive. A comparison of costs of using treated wood, concrete or steel in construction is presented.
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Do NOT Spread Formosan Subterranean Termites!
Suggestions for preventing the spread of Formosan subterranean termites.
USDA-FSA Disaster Assistance Page
The link below takes you to the USDA-FSA Disaster Assistance Page which lists information and links to all current USDA disaster assistance programs.
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