Emergency Response

Animal Health Emergency Training Tools and Resources

The CFSPH works with state, national, and international animal health agencies to develop resources and training materials to prepare for, respond to, and recover from animal health emergencies at the local, state, national, and international level.


Animal Disease Emergency Local Preparedness and Response Toolkit
Funded by Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management

---Audience: Local emergency management

All-Hazards Preparedness for Rural Communities: Planning Resources for Individuals, Farms, and Businesses in the Rural Midwest
Funded by the Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture
---Audience: Individuals, farms, and businesses in rural communities

Animal Emergency Response Best Practices
Funded by USDA Animal Care and organized by National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs (NASAAEP)
---Audience: Local communities and animal emergency responders


Just-In-Time Training: Resources for Responders to Animal Health Emergencies
Funded by Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture
---Audience: Animal health emergency responders

Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture Facilitated Discussion Materials
Funded by Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture
---Audience: Animal health emergency responders


Compendium of Veterinary Vaccines for Transboundary Diseases
Funded by USDA-APHIS
---Audience: Governments seeking animal vaccines during an outbreak

Animal Disease Information in Spanish
---Audience: Veterinary students, veterinarians, government officials
in the Americas

Animal Disease Information in Thai


Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan (FAD PReP)/National Animal Health Emergency Management System (NAHEMS)
Funded by USDA-APHIS
---Audience: National, state, and local policy makers and animal health emergency responders

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Resources

National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (NAHERC) Training
Funded by USDA-APHIS
---Audience: Animal health emergency responders

Agriculture Business Continuity:
Secure Food Supply Plans

---Audience: Livestock producers, allied industries, state and federal animal health officials

Intro to Animal Care Emergency Management Course
Funded by USDA-APHIS
---Audience: USDA Animal Care employees and individuals involved in animal emergency management roles related to pets