The , based in Clayton, is monitoring the recovery effort underway in Joplin, MO, following a devastating tornado on Sunday.
"MU Extension provides resources to the media and others and will make our expertise and education available as communities, businesses, families and farms work on recovery," Roxanne Miller, civic communications specialist for the extension office in Clayton, stated in an email. "We are part of the Governor’s Disaster Recovery Partnership and work with (the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency) and other organizations to assist in facilitation when needed and to coordinate."
More information from MU Extension:
- Developing a family disaster plan
- Preparing emergency supplies for spring storms
- Building a storm shelter
- Bracing for spring storms
Storm tips also are available from the news website Missouri Watchdog.