AWR-328: All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters

AWR-328: All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters

This is a two-night course.

Thursday, March 30th, 2023 - 1800-2200
Friday, March 31st, 2023 - 1800-2200

Course Description

This course will provide livestock producers, emergency managers, veterinarians, extension agents, veterinary technicians, rural community leaders, public and human health personnel, and fire and law enforcement with tools to protect, respond to, and recover from the consequences of disasters (e.g. fire, flood, heat, earthquake, tornadoes, hurricanes, hazardous materials, and catastrophic disease exposure) involving animals in rural communities. The course will introduce participants to the unique issues that must be considered and addressed when animals are involved in an emergency such as safe animal handling, animal evacuation, animal sheltering, humane euthanasia, carcass disposal, the inclusion of animal management into existing ICS structures, and federal support available during recovery. 

Course Prerequisites

*Participants must be a U. S. citizen

Event Information

Event Date 03-30-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-30-2023 10:00 pm
Capacity 50
Registered 0
Available Place 50
Individual Price Free
Location Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center

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Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) is located in Manheim Borough, northern Lancaster County. 

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