Disaster Planning

 

USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

APHIS published a final rule requiring all dealers, exhibitors, intermediate handlers, carriers, research facilities and other entities regulated by the Agency under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to take additional steps to be better prepared for potential disaster situations.

American Veterinary Medical Association.

Consists of 4 parts: Guide; Saving the Whole Family (Large and Small Animals); Veterinary Practice and Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT).

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Articles, checklist, bibliography, and list of web links related to disaster planning in animal facilities. Go to page 52 to start.