APHIS recognizes the key to effective emergency response is a strong network of people trained to respond. The agency relies upon and works in close partnership with national and international animal and plant health protection organizations; Federal, State, tribal, and local governments; universities; industries; and private entities. Through these partnerships; APHIS develops strategies and policies for effective incident management and coordinates on-the-ground incident response.
Information sharing is a crucial part of these partnerships, and we will provide the latest APHIS emergency preparedness information on this website and in the links below.
Latest News--Emergency Preparedness and Response
Last Modified: November 24, 2009