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Additional Resources

Pet Owner Preparedness Brochures

  • CART Public Preparedness Brochure
  • Public Preparedness Brochure Long Version

  • Local Resources

    Aware Prepare - Knowledge is Power

    New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

    Extension Disaster Education Network, Cornell Cooperative Extension
    Disaster Preparedness, Agrosecurity, Agroterrorism, Biosecurity, disease information and resources, farm and home fire safety information, hazardous materials safety, natural disaster information, animals in emergencies, national agency listing.

    New York State Emergency Management Office
    Safety tips, preparedness guides, SEMO local training calendar (ICS, Planning, and Professional Development), SEMO programs, Citizen Corps information, AmeriCorps information, NYSVOAD, Disaster response information, Disaster Recovery Assistance information, Emergency Alert System information, weather and traffic alert information.

    New York State Office of Homeland Security
    Public Preparedness information (Terrorism), grants, OHS training calendar (ICS, Planning, WMD Awareness, and Teen CERT), OHS local exercise calendar.

    NY Alert – Is a web-based all-hazards emergency alert and notification system. This website also contains critical emergency-related information, including instructions and recommended protective actions.

    Office of Fire Prevention and Control
    Fire Academy training calendar, course information, library, fire legislation, fire safety, fire safety programs and education, list of County Fire Coordinators.

    School of Public Health - State University of New York
    Emergency Preparedness courses, workshops, conferences, on-line classes, broadcasts, and webinars

    New York State Veterinary Medical Society
    Member information, veterinary and animal health news, veterinary practice directory

    American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    Public information, preparedness guides, training calendar, organizational news, on-line store, advocacy.

    National Resources

    National Listing of State Animal Response Teams


    Federal Emergency Management Agency

    FEMA Emergency Management Institue

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    American Red Cross

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    United States Department of Agriculture

    American Veterinary Medical Association

    Safe Response provides on-line training in Hazardous Materials Awareness as well as other first responder courses









    NYS Agriculture and Markets