U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource: Animal Protection: Large Animal Transport Team
Category: Animals and Agriculture Issues
Kind: Team
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
(Metric)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Other
Personnel Number of People Per Response

5-person response team consisting of:
• 1 team leader
• 4 members
• 1 veterinarian on call

Can be deployed for a minimum of 5 days

   
Equipment  

Radio/walkie-talkie system cell phones; Pagers; Laptops;. Base station; Fresh batteries; Administration/ management kit with forms; Documents; Plans; SOPs, Manuals; Office supplies

 

 
Vehicle  

2 1-ton 4x4 pickups with 10,000 lbs GVW towing capacity

1 SUV

2 livestock trailers

 

 
Training  

FEMA EMI/IS classes in Emergency Preparedness; Basic ICS; Animals in Disaster; Module A & B; Livestock in Disasters

 

 

 

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National Mutual Aid & Resource Management Initiative
Animal Health