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MGT-448 All Hazards Planning for Animal, Agriculture & Food Related Disasters

July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


This 8-hour 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 agro-terrorism; 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 through instructor led delivery with hands-on, problem-solving activities completed in small groups during the class.

Course objectives:

  • Identify planning and preparedness aspects of emergency management applicable to AAF related disasters.
  • Explain why emergency managers need to understand the unique considerations for AAF related disasters when planning.
  • Recognize unique considerations of planning for AAF related incidents that require federal response.

Target audience:

  • Emergency Management
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Emergency Services

Course manager:

Vickie Fontaine
Skagit County Emergency Management


July 10, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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City of Burlington Counceil Chambers
833 Struce Street
Burlington, WA 98233 United States
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