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National Livestock Readiness Program

Workshops and Courses

NLRP Workshop 2018

The National Livestock Readiness Program (NLRP), aligned with the recently signed P.L. 115-43 “Securing our Agriculture and Food Act”, represents a concerted effort by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Health Affairs (OHA), Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense (FAVD) Branch to support planning, training, and information resources between state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) Ag emergency response agencies.

Animal Disease Response Training (ADRT)

ADRT is a one-day, eight-hour awareness-level course for the non-traditional agricultural responder in rural communities.

CEEZAD Summer Training Program for Veterinary and Biomedical Students

This program is designed to introduce graduate, DVM and upper-level undergraduate students to high-containment training and to provide current practical and scientific information on select high consequence transboundary and zoonotic diseases.

CFSPH Animal Disease Emergency Online Course

The course provides a basic understanding of the actions needed to detect, contain and control high consequence diseases of livestock and poultry.

Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) and USDA Initial Accreditation Training

The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) and USDA Initial Accreditation Training (IAT) course for use by students in schools and colleges of veterinary medicine.

FEMA Agriculture and Natural Resources Annex Course

The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.

FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness - Agricultural Safety Training

Find training courses related to hazardous materials, biological events, emergency response and more.

National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (NAHERC) Training

USDA APHIS established the NAHERC to respond to exotic disease outbreaks and other disasters which affect livestock, poultry, companion animals, and wildlife.

National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP)

NVAP provides accredited veterinarians with the information needed to ensure the health of the Nations’ livestock and animal population and to protect the public health and well-being.

Penn State Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture

The intent of ReadyAG© is to help farm and ranch owners be better prepared to deal with disasters that can occur on their farm or ranch such as power outages, drought, flood, severe snow- or ice storms, including catastrophic events as tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, disease outbreaks, and acts of terrorism or a nuclear accident.