MGT-448: All Hazards Planning for Animal, Agricultural, and Food Related Disasters
This course will provide the background information needed to lead a multi-agency team of emergency planners in the development of an ESF annex for food and/or animal related disasters to supplement their community’s existing EOP. The course will address topics such as agroterrorism; detection and diagnosis; the unique challenges that rural communities face in planning for and responding to food and/or animal related disasters; utilization of Emergency Support Functions (ESF); recovery and the importance of sustainable operations during a disaster event; and mapping a community to identify areas of vulnerability and resources. All content will be presented at an all-day instructor led training that will include presentations and problem-solving activities that will be worked on in small groups. Register for a class by selecting a class date from the Training Schedule, click on the Registration link above the course description to access a registration form for that class. Request a new class to be scheduled in your area by submitting a Request a Course form.
*Participant must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign national approved by DHS. IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS), IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response IS-700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction. Recommended (not required): AWR-328: All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters, AWR-117: Preparing Communities for Animal, Plant, and Food Incidents, An Introduction, MGT-383: Emergency Operations Plans for Rural Jurisdictions, and IS-2901: Introduction to Community Lifelines (Web-based).
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