Disaster Preparedness

Let’s Prepare for the Unexpected

February 19, 2019

Are you prepared if the unexpected strikes? Angela Clendenin, PhD, at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, and Martin Mufich, MSN, RN, at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, discuss some steps you can take to prepare yourself and those you love for a disaster.

You asked: How can I prepare for a disaster?

February 12, 2019
Whether natural disasters or personal emergencies, the unexpected happens and you need to be prepared

Ten years of disaster training

February 16, 2018
Texas A&M conducts nation's largest student-led, interprofessional emergency response exercise

A whole community approach to disaster recovery

September 1, 2017
Protecting the public’s health from disasters

When disaster strikes

March 30, 2017

Community resilience: What happens after the storm

September 6, 2016
Texas A&M researcher studies how disasters affect communities and how quickly they can recover

How to prepare for a hurricane

May 27, 2015

When preparing for a hurricane, the most important thing to know is your geographical risk. By knowing if you live in a flood-prone area, or where the best elevation is in your neighborhood, you can better plan for an emergency.

Managing medications: how to build a medication list

July 10, 2014

Emergencies can occur at any time or place—whether it’s a health emergency or a natural disaster. It’s often difficult to prepare for the unexpected, but keeping an updated list of medications could be a lifesaver during an emergency.

Future physicians get first-hand disaster medicine training at Disaster City

May 8, 2014

Future Aggie physicians recently learned about disaster medicine first-hand at Disaster City, in a course coordinated by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).