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Contents
Animal health

Anthrax information · Avian influenza · Communicable diseases · Chronic wasting disease · Foreign animal diseases · Foot and mouth disease · National animal health organizations · Reportable diseases · State departments of agriculture · Veterinary diagnostic laboratories · Zoonotic diseases
Disaster/emergency resources

Agencies active in disasters · Animals in disasters · Bioterrorism/agroterrorism information · Bovine spongiform encephalopathy · Disaster plans · Disaster preparedness · Disaster response · Emergency management · National Disaster Medical System · Organizations active in disasters · Search and rescue · State Public Health Veterinarians · State Veterinarians · State Veterinary Medical Associations · Veterinary volunteer opportunities · Weather related information
Public health

Anthrax information · Avian influenza · Communicable diseases · Public health education · Rendering · Reportable diseases · Zoonotic diseases

Animal Health

Anthrax information

Concerns of Anthrax in Domestic Cats
Dairy and animal science electronic executive summaries
Response to Concerns of Anthrax in Domestic Cats

Avian influenza

American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine
AVMA Influenza Resources
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense
World Health Organization

Communicable diseases

AVMA public health information
Los Angeles Department of Health Services
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense

Chronic wasting disease

AVMA public health information
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service CWD information

Foreign animal diseases: general

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service reporting FADs (PDF)
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service public health veterinary training
Animal Health Australia
Agricultural Research Service
USDA APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories
US Animal Health Association
United States Department of Agriculture
The Foreign Animal Disease Gray Book
Role of the Private Veterinarian in the Diagnosis of Foreign Animal Diseases
University of Illinois Foreign and Reportable Disease Surveillance
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense

Foot and mouth disease

National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense
FMD Pocket Guide for Domestic and Feral Swine

National animal health organizations

United States Department of Agriculture
US Animal Health Association
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Office International des Epizooties
The AVIS Consortium: Foot and mouth disease
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
Disaster Planning and Management (ILAR Journal)

Reportable diseases

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service reporting FADs (PDF)

State departments of agriculture

Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
Alaska Division of Agriculture
Arizona Department of Agriculture
Arkansas State Plant Board
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Connecticut Department of Agriculture
Delaware Department of Agriculture
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Georgia Department of Agriculture
Hawaii Department of Agriculture
State of Idaho Agriculture
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Indiana Department of Agriculture
Iowa Department of Agriculture
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Massachusetts Food and Agriculture
Michigan Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Mississippi Agriculture and Commerce
Missouri Department of Agriculture
Montana Department of Agriculture
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Nevada Department of Agriculture
New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
New Mexico Department of Agriculture
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
North Dakota Department of Agriculture
Ohio Department of Agriculture
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture
Oregon Department of Agriculture
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
South Carolina Department of Agriculture
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Texas Department of Agriculture
Utah Department of Agriculture
Vermont Department of Agriculture
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Washington Department of Agriculture
West Virginia Department of Agriculture
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Wyoming Department of Agriculture

Veterinary diagnostic laboratories

American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)
USDA APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories

Zoonotic diseases

AVMA public health information
AVMA Zoonosis Updates
Humanitarian Resource Institute: Online zoonotic disease course
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense

Disaster/emergency resources

Agencies active in disasters

DisasterAssistance.gov
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
InfraGard
Joint Critical Infrastructure Partnership (JCIP)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAAWatch: NOAA's All-Hazard Monitor
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA - Disaster Planning : Farm Animals
USDA - Disaster Planning : Zoo, Circus and Marine Animals
USDA - Emergencies and Disaster Planning : Companion Animals
USDA - APHIS - Animal Health - Emergency Management
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Site
DHHS Disaster Management Resource Center -- Animals in Disaster
Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Critical Infrastructure
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Plan & Prepare
Ready.gov - Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed
U.S. Department of the Interior Office (DOI) of Emergency Management
DOI - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Emergency Management
DOI - Bureau Of Land Management Emergency Management Program
DOI - USGS Emergency Management
DOI - National Park Service Emergency Management
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA - Natural Disasters | Waste Management for Homeland Security Incidents
EPA - Natural Events and Disasters | Agriculture

Animals in disasters

AVMA Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide
AVMA — Saving the Whole Family (English or Spanish)
DHHS Disaster Management Resource Center -- Animals in Disaster

Bioterrorism/agroterrorism information

AVMA public health information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal Emergency Management Agency electronic distance learning
Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture (MSP)
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

AVMA public health information
US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventative Medicine

Disaster plans

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
AVMA
California Department of Food and Agriculture animal disaster plans
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention animal disaster plans
New Ipswich emergency management plan (PDF)
Pet Evacuation, Evacuation Pets, Pet Friendly Emergency Shelters
Pet Friendly Hotels: Find a Pet Friendly Hotel and Lodging for the Pet Friendly Family
Pets on the Go
Pet Travel Center.com
Pets Welcome travel information
State animal response teams
The Humane Society of the United States

Disaster preparedness

72 hour preparation
ALL HAZARDS: Resources to help rural communities prepare for disasters and other hazards (CFSPH)
American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Animal Welfare Information Center Disaster Planning
Animal Welfare Information Center Disaster Planning for Research and Laboratory Animal Facilities
AVMA disaster preparedness series
Bernstein Crisis Management LLC
California Department of Food and Agriculture animal disaster plans
Canadian Council on Animal Care Crisis Management Program
Disaster Planning for Laboratory Animal Facilities: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina
Extension Disaster Education Network
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA Information for Pet Owners
Humanitarian Resource Institute
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Laboratory Animal Management Association Disaster Preparedness Resource
Maryland Fire and Rescue
National Institutes of Health Offices and Extramural Research
PRIM&R IACUC Conference Diaster Plan Outline
Pet Travel Center Emergency Preparedness Tips
Pet Travel Center Emergency Tips
Pets Welcome travel information
State animal response teams
UC Davis DANR Guide to Disaster Preparedness
University of Florida Disaster-Related Resources on the World Wide Web
US Department of Homeland Security
Whitehouse/national disaster information

Disaster response

ESF #6 - Pet Policy and Guidance
National Response Framework
Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)(DOT / PHMSA site)

Emergency management

Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Alaska Division of Emergency Services
Arizona Division of Emergency Management
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
California Office of Emergency Services
Colorado Division of Emergency Management
Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Delaware Emergency Management Agency
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Georgia Office of Homeland Security
Hawaii State Civil Defense
Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security
Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Indiana Emergency Management Agency
Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Kentucky Division of Emergency Management
Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness
Maine Emergency Management Agency
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Michigan State Police
Minnesota Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
Missouri State Emergency Management Agency
Montana Disaster and Emergency Services
Nebraska Emergency Management
Nevada Division of Emergency Management
New Hampshire Department of Safety, Bureau of Emergency Management
New Jersey Emergency Management Section
New York State Emergency Management Office
North Carolina Emergency Management
North Dakota Division of Emergency Management
Northern Mariana Islands Emergency Management Office
Ohio Emergency Management Agency
Oklahoma Dept of Civil Emergency Management
Oregon Emergency Management
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
South Carolina Emergency Management Division
South Dakota Dept of Military and Veterans' Affairs
State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
Texas Division of Emergency Management
Utah Division of Comprehensive Emergency Management
Vermont Emergency Management
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency
Virginia Dept of Emergency Management
Washington Emergency Management Division
Washington D.C. Emergency Management
West Virginia Office of Emergency Services
Wisconsin Emergency Management
Wyoming Emergency Management Agency

National Disaster Medical System

National Disaster Medical System

Organizations active in disasters

American Humane Association
American Veterinary Medical Foundation
AVMA Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams
Center for International Disaster Information
Code 3 Associates, Inc animal rescue
Noah's Wish animal rescue
International Fund for Animal Welfare
The Humane Society of the United States
United Animal Nations/Emergency Animal Rescue Services (EARS)

Search and rescue

National Association for Search and Rescue

State Public Health Veterinarians

State Public Health Veterinarians

State Veterinarians

State Veterinarians

State Veterinary Medical Associations

State Veterinary Medical Associations

Veterinary volunteer opportunities

Dearborn County Animal Response Team (CART) - http://www.TriStateCART.com
Gambia - http://www.volunteerabroad.com/listingsp3.cfm/listing/17043
Mexico - http://www.cwob.org/volun.html
Pet Travel Center: become a haven for pets during disasters - http://www.pettravelcenter.com/submit_listing/index/veterinarian/
Throughout the US and beyond - http://www.ruralareavet.org/
Saint Lucia and the Southern Caribbean - http://www.dvmassist.org/

Weather related information

National Weather Service

Public health

Anthrax information

Concerns of Anthrax in Domestic Cats
Dairy and animal science electronic executive summaries
Response to Concerns of Anthrax in Domestic Cats

Avian influenza

American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine
AVMA Influenza Resources
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense
World Health Organization

Communicable diseases

AVMA public health information
Los Angeles Department of Health Services
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense

Public health education

AVMA public health resources (Topics include biosecurity, mad cow disease, West Nile virus, and more)
CDC Centers for Public Health Preparedness
Federal Emergency Management Agency
ISU Center for Food Security and Public Health
National Pesticide Information Center (PDF)
United States Department of Agriculture
US Department of Health and Human Services

Rendering

National Renderers Association, Inc.

Reportable diseases

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service reporting FADs (PDF)

Zoonotic diseases

AVMA public health information
Humanitarian Resource Institute: Online zoonotic disease course
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense