Emergency Response
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Program Priorities

  • Plant Health Response

    Plant Protection and Quarantine's (PPQ) Emergency and Domestic Programs unit provides national leadership and coordination in crop biosecurity and emergency management.

  • Animal Health Response

    Veterinary Services Surveillance, Preparedness and Response Services (SPRS) mission includes preparing and practicing animal health and all-hazard response plans. SPRS strengthens and integrates preparedness and response services by responding to animal health problems with solutions that meet customers’ needs and are appropriate in intensity and scope.

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