Our Mission

UConn EDEN seeks to reduce the impact of emergencies and disasters in Connecticut through research-based outreach education.

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Remain aware of food safety, hurricane and extreme weather warnings, heat safety issues in the summer and other disasters. We have resources available for you by navigating through the pages on this site.

UConn Extension Disaster Publications


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Recover from Extreme Weather Events

When extreme weather events arrive, it's time to start thinking about using your generator safely, cleaning up (when it's over!) and recovery. Our friends at LSU AgCenter shared the following disaster recovery resources with us: s.uconn.edu/stormrecovery.

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Preparedness Education for Vulnerable Populations

People experiencing homelessness or potentially facing housing insecurity are among those whom first responders are especially concerned about when severe weather occurs. LEARN MORE...