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Communities Facing Disasters: Helpful Checklists

Originally authored by Kenneth Sherin, former SDSU Extension Community Vitality Program Director.

Disasters come in many forms. Many happen fast like a tornado and others happen slowly like a drought. No matter the timing or speed of the disaster, resources are needed before, during and after the event. Whether communities are planning for, experiencing, or recovering from a disaster, checklists are helpful. Checklists are created by experienced people who know what is needed during any stage of a disaster. Below are some helpful checklists compiled from a variety of sources.


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