Southern Regional Water Program

Research, Extension & Education Water Quality Programs through the Land Grant University System

Hurricane Recovery Publications and Websites

Ch. 7 (Hurricanes) of The University of Florida IFAS Extension Service's The Disaster Handbook (National Edition) is a comprehensive resource, which includes many articles in Spanish.

Water Supply


Septic Systems


The LSU AgCenter has posted links to many Extension publications on disaster recovery. Examples include: Cleaning up after the Storm and Personal and Financial Recovery. Check LSU AgCenter for more.

Louisiana Hurricane Recovery Resources. Features experts' answers to FAQs on: Water Quality, Wetlands, Flooding, Maps and Images, and others.

North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University Cooperative Extension's offer a Disaster Response and Recovery website including the following publications. Help for Spanish-speakers also is available through the NCSU website.

Mississippi State University Extension Service has posted a Disaster Recovery webpage with FAQs and links to many publications useful in clean-up and recovery efforts. The publications offered by MSU are below:

Food and Water


Livestock and Poultry

Cleanup and Repairs


Disaster Assistance

Family Needs

Lawn & Garden



Power, Generators, Electricity and Appliances



Wildlife, Pests and Snakes

One of the best sources of information for all aspects of flooding caused by hurricanes or otherwise is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web site.

Find answers to 2,000 drinking water and human health questions arranged into 12 subtopics at Drinking Water and Human Health FAQs.

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