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
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


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



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


2 livestock trailers



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






National Mutual Aid & Resource Management Initiative
Animal Health