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

Resource: Animal Protection: Small 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

Can deploy 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




• 1 4x4 pickup
• 1 SUV



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