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Crisis Readiness for Agriculturists, Farmers and other Provincial Occupants with Incapacities. AgrAbility Online class Arrangement February 24, 2011. Fundamental Online class Directions. Need speakers or earphones to hear the presentation Meeting > Deal with My Settings > My Association Speed Dial-up not suggested
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Crisis Preparedness for Farmers, Ranchers and other Rural Residents with Disabilities AgrAbility Webinar Series February 24, 2011

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Basic Webinar Instructions Need speakers or earphones to hear the introduction Meeting > Manage My Settings > My Connection Speed Dial-up not suggested Questions about introduction – sort into visit window and hit bolt, and they\'ll be tended to toward the end. Finish outline sent to all members. Issues: utilize visit window or email 4 snappy study questions Session recorded and chronicled with PowerPoint document at Online Training join

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AgrAbility: USDA-supported program that helps agriculturists, farmers, and other rural specialists with inabilities. Accomplices arrive concede colleges with handicap administrations associations Currently 23 ventures covering 25 states More data accessible at

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Overwhelming reaction to this theme. Won\'t have the capacity to address everybody\'s interests and needs in one session. Web overview on future themes to address accessible at end of online course sent with online course notes. Group of enthusiasm on crisis readiness for farming laborers and other country inhabitants.

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Participants and Contributors Paul Jones, Manager, National AgrAbility Project Bill Field, Professor, Purdue University Steve Wettschurack, Agricultural Rescue Training Specialist, Purdue University Gail Deboy, Project Engineer, National AgrAbility Project Kate Cook, Writer/Editor, Purdue University Cliff Racz, IT Specialist, National AgrAbility Project Produced by: National AgrAbility Project Under USDA/NIFS Agreement No. 2008-41590-04796

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Purpose The motivation behind this Webinar will be to start a discourse on the subject of crisis administration for homestead and farm families and other provincial inhabitants who may have more prominent vulnerabilities amid regular or artificial calamities because of physical or mental/behavioral medical problems. This session will cover the main segment of essential crisis administration, readiness.

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Purpose It is trusted that this session will be the first in an arrangement that will investigate the use of current crisis administration methodologies to addressing the requirements of people with handicaps living in country America.

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Desired Outcomes At the culmination of this Webinar, members ought to have the capacity to: Explain the significance of the farming segment and provincial groups to the national prosperity. Depict the degree and nature of handicap inside the homestead, farm, and provincial populace. Distinguish the most well-known dangers and results to the security of people with inabilities living in country groups.

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Desired Outcomes 4. Describe the remarkable attributes of provincial life that may give vulnerabilities to occupants physical or emotional wellness issues. Distinguish the advantages of country life that may improve the security of people with incapacities living in rustic groups. Distinguish the essential crisis administration issues that may create for people with inabilities living in provincial groups.

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Desired Outcomes Describe fundamental crisis readiness measures expected to improve the strength of people with handicaps living in country groups. Apply crisis administration standards to particular contextual analyses. Distinguish key assets that would profit people with handicaps living in country groups.

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Basic Assumptions The gathering of people online today is profoundly differing, including numerous crisis administration experts working in the field and numerous country occupants with no crisis administration foundation. We will attempt to constrain the utilization of terms and acronyms that might be well known to numerous in crisis administration, yet new to those outside the calling. A significant number of you find out about the specifics of crisis administration at a state or national level than we do. Your commitments are welcome.

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Basic Assumptions Some issues identified with giving crisis administration administrations to underserved provincial residents goes past the extent of this session. There will never be sufficient cash, work force, or inspiration to address everybody\'s issues amid times of fiasco. Everybody is helpless against hazard or the capability of being affected by regular or man-made catastrophes. There are no protected spots, pioneers, or arrangements that can guarantee outright security.

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Basic Assumptions Disasters are not inclined toward or respecters of people, regardless of the possibility that piece of ensured classes, for example, people with inabilities. Country security starts at home and each person and family, to the degree conceivable, is capable to add to their strength amid times of debacle. Nobody ought to accept the legislature can tackle everybody\'s issues.

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Content Agriculture is recognized as the first of 18 parts of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 1.1 Almost totally under private proprietorship. 1.2 Composed of around 2.1 million separately claimed ranches, farms, and different locales. 1.3 Accounts for one-fifth of the country\'s monetary movement. 1.4 Highly scattered with low populace thickness. 1.5 Highly decentralized as for legislative and administrative control and crisis administrations. 1.6 Located in ranges that truly have had couple of therapeutic and crisis reaction administrations. FEMA/Michael Rieger

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2. Incidents of inability inside the homestead, farm, and rustic populace are the same or perhaps higher than urban settings 2.1 An assessed 1.04-2.23 million people with incapacities live or take a shot at homesteads and farms. 2.2 Some reviews appear to 24% of the homestead populace have physical incapacities. 2.3 Approximately 19% can\'t play out certain every day basic errands.

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2.4 The normal time of ranch administrators is 59. 2.5 Over 17% of agriculturists and farmers are more than 65 years old. 2.6 Frequency of traumatic damage is higher than the overall public. 2.7 There is a higher rate of mental/behavioral wellbeing related handicaps. 2.8 Rural people group, as a rule, have a lopsided share of people who are more established, influenced by incapacity, and have less financial assets.

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3. Placing provincial incapacity issues inside the hazard administration structure—deciding resource (dangers, outcomes, vulnerabilities) 3.1 Most basic dangers Tornados Floods Winter storms (icy, snow, high winds) Wildfires Temperature extremes Dust storms Criminal action/Agroterrorism Crop and domesticated animals ailments FEMA/Leif Skoogfors

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Tornados FEMA/Win Henderson

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Floods FEMA/Andrea Booher

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Winter Storms FEMA/Liz Roll

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Wildfires FEMA/Bryan Dahlberg

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3.2 Consequences Loss of jobs (harvests and domesticated animals) Loss of interchanges Loss of fundamental administrations (water, power) Deterioration of existing wellbeing conditions Inability to travel Loss of lodging Secondary conditions FEMA/Bryan Dahlberg

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4. Characteristics of country life that may expand vulnerabilities 4.1 Isolation 4.2 Travel/reaction time 4.3 Quantity and nature of crisis administrations 4.4 Limited crisis administration arranging 4.5 Lack of assets 4.6 Lack of open administrations and offices 4.7 Almost finish nonappearance of mental/behavioral wellbeing administrations 4.8 Lower mindfulness and affectability concerning handicap issues FEMA/Ed Edahl

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5. Unique resources of rustic life that may upgrade versatility amid times of emergency 5.1 Fewer prominent targets (everybody cherishes ranchers) 5.2 Historical accentuation on readiness in view of need (reinforcement control, snowmobiles, nourishment stocks, vessels, snow expulsion gear) 5.3 Enhanced systems administration set up (volunteer/paid fire offices and EMS, existing homestead and country associations, rustic houses of worship) 5.4 Volunteer soul might be more present 5.5 Overall there might be a more elevated amount of common flexibility in numerous provincial groups

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6. Emergency administration issues that may emerge for people with handicaps living in rustic groups 6.1 Emergency administrations getting to be distinctly blocked off 6.2 Loss of basic administrations (life emotionally supportive network, dialysis administrations, available correspondences) 6.3 Low cooperation in companion bolster exercises 6.4 Lack of recuperation administrations 6.5 Few wellsprings of substitution assistive innovation 6.6 Overly autonomous character/hesitant to look for help FEMA/Patsy Lynch

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7. Basic crisis administration readiness measures 7.1 Developing a crisis administration arrange Pre-recognized meeting place Evacuation arrange External contact point 7.2 Stock heap seven days of basic supplies Medications Special eating regimen needs 7.3 Utilize E-911 or Reverse 911 if accessible Identify uncommon requirements Medical distinguishing proof armlets 7.4 Form an associate bolster organize if there are unique needs 7.5 Establish exceptional needs, restorative, warming/cooling covers 7.6 Develop a Neighborhood Watch and different associations Meals on Wheels Postal administration cautions Utility organization alarms FEMA/Jocelyn Augustino

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8. Applications of crisis administration standards to particular contextual investigations 8.1 Surrounded by a fierce blaze 8.2 Caught in a snow storm 8.3 For the winged animals FEMA/Andrea Booher

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9. Key Resources 9.1 Rural assets County Extension Services Local Emergency Planning Agencies Peer bolster bunches Area Agencies on Aging Churches Other Non-Governmental Organizations FEMA/Michael Rieger

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9.2 Web-based assets National AgrAbility Project: Rural Caregivers: Federal Disability Resource: County Extension Service: American Red Cross: National Organization on Disability: Federal Emergency Management: U.S. Dept. of Homelan

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