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Disasters come in many forms and may happen when we least expect them. But you can be prepared. This site has many resources intended to help you prepare for disasters such as those listed above. Spending a few hours in preparation for a disaster can make recovery easier and may even save lives – your own and those of loved ones – not to mention companion animals and possessions.
Current Situation in Alabama
Preliminary NWS data revealed six EF-1 tornadoes and one EF-2 tornado hit central Alabama April 11. Pickens, Walker, Winston, Bibb, and Macon/Lee counties were affected. Two more tornadoes hit Madison County in north Alabama. No one died; two people were injured. The United States Tornadoes blog provides a summary of the national perspective of that weather system.
Got Questions about Mad Cow Disease?
For information, news, and contacts visit the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy page.
Foot-and-Mouth Disease is caused by a virus that infects two-toed farm and wild animals, such as cows, pigs, sheep, goats and deer. To find out more about the disease and how you can help stop its spread, click here.