HPAI Response & Policy Information: 2014-2015 Outbreak
Note on August 19, 2015: These materials are currently under review, update, and re-posting. Some materials may be briefly removed while new versions are posted. Thanks for your patience!
Critical Response Activities
Recovery and Restocking
Health & Safety Information
For More Information on HPAI & Response
FAD PReP Overview
FAD PReP Strategic Plans - Concept of Operations
FAD PReP Disease Response Documents
Continuity of Business / Secure Food Supply Plans
The Secure Food Supply Plans are commodity-specific plans that use science- and risk-based information to facilitate market continuity for specific products in an outbreak. The above link will take you to information on the Secure Egg, Milk, Pork, and Broiler Supply Plans.
National Animal Health Emergency Management System
NAHEMS materials go into detail on many critical preparedness and response activities and provide veterinary authority for responders, planners, and policy-makers. The links below direct to the original NAHEMS Guidelines as well as short “Tactical Topics” information sheets and educational presentations that complement the NAHEMS body of knowledge.
These manuals describe the complexity of industry to emergency planners and responders and provide industry a window into emergency response.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
FAD PReP SOPs provide details for conducting critical activities, such as communication and and biosecurity, that are essential to effective preparedness and response to an FAD outbreak. These SOPs provide operational details that are not discussed in depth in strategy documents or disease-specific response plans.
FAD PReP Ready Reference Guides
Many of the detailed documents and materials listed on this page are accompanied by a Ready Reference Guide (RRG); these guides offer quick and accessible information for training and educational purposes. Some of the RRGs available by clicking above are disease-specific, pertaining to FMD, CSF, HPAI, or ND, while others offer general guidance on aspects of FAD PReP.
APHIS and VS Emergency Management Resources
APHIS Directives and Veterinary Services (VS) Guidance Documents provide important emergency management policy. These documents provide guidance on topics ranging from emergency mobilization, to FAD investigations, to protecting personnel from HPAI.
Outbreak Response Tools
Click on the link above for a variety of outbreak tools including the Emergency Management Tools, Appraisal and Compensation, Disinfectants, Communications and Messaging, Carcass Management, and more.
State/Tribal Resources and Additional Information
This link includes information and plans from State and Tribal sources (such as those from NASAHO and NASPHV), economic impact reports, and animal disease information.