Eighmy,M., Hall, T., Sahr, E., et al. (2012). The Extension Service and Rural/Frontier Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery. Journal of Extension. 50(4).
The authors of this study examined the response of Extension Service personnel to flooding events in eight rural/frontier counties in North Dakota. The authors discussed gaps in existing disaster training program and clarified the role of the Extension Service in emergency planning, with the goal of preparing Extension staff to better respond to the specific needs of rural citizens.