This course will provide livestock producers, emergency managers, veterinarians, extension agents, veterinary technicians, rural community leaders, public and human health personnel, 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, inclusion of animal management into existing ICS structures, and federal support available during recovery.
1) All course materials will be provided digitally. A PDF course manual will be sent via a downloadable link after registration is complete.
2) All course assessments and evaluations will be completed online during training days.
3) Participants MUST attend both days to receive credit.
4) Registration will be done through the RDPC training site.
5) Deadline to register is November 2, 2021, if registration doesn’t meet the minimum number of students (30) the course may be cancelled.
Please register through the RDPC site https://ruraltraining.org/course/AWR-328/?scheduled=true&id=2301