IS-111.A: Livestock in Disasters

Course Overview

This course combines the knowledge of livestock producers and emergency managers to present a unified approach to mitigate the impact of disasters on animal agriculture.

Course Objectives:

The objectives of this course are to learn to understand issues that arise when disasters affect livestock, determine a farm’s susceptibility to hazards, and identify actions to reduce economic losses and human and animal suffering in disasters.

Primary Audience

Emergency management officials and livestock owners.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.4

Course Length:

4 hours

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