Federal and State Contacts and Resources

 

Federal Agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov

Emergency Preparedness and Response
www.emergency.cdc.gov

National Ag Safety Database
www.nasdonline.org

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
www.hhs.gov/

Disasters and Emergencies
www.phe.gov/preparedness/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
www.dhs.gov/

Preparedness, Response and Recovery, DHS
http://www.dhs.gov/files/prepresprecovery.shtm

DisasterAssistance.gov
Website containing information on how to get help from various U.S. Government agencies before, during and after a disaster.
www.DisasterAssistance.gov

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
www.epa.gov

Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies
www.epa.gov/naturalevents/

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), EPA/Oregon State University – 1-800-858-7378
npic.orst.edu/

National Response Center – 1-800-8802
/www.epa.gov/oem/content/partners/nrsnrc.htm

Report oil or chemical spills
Pesticides: Health and Safety
www.epa.gov/pesticides/health/index.htm

Safe Drinking Water Hotline – 1-800-426-4791
water.epa.gov/aboutow/ogwdw/hotline/index.cfm

Small Business Hotline – 1-800-368-5888
www.epa.gov/sbo

Provides regulatory and technical assistance
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
www.fda.gov/

Emergency Preparedness and Response
www.fda.gov/EmergencyPreparedness/default.htm

FoodSafety.gov
www.foodsafety.gov/

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
www.fema.gov

Are You Ready? Guide
www.fema.gov/areyouready/

Comprehensive guide for individual, family and community preparedness. Citizen Corps, FEMA
www.citizencorps.gov/

Disaster Assistance Hotline – 1-800-621-3362
Call TTY 1-800-462-7585 for people with speech or hearing disabilities
Disaster Fraud Hotline – 1-800-323-8603
Disaster Recovery Center Locator
www.fema.gov/assistance/opendrcs.shtm

FEMA Regional Contacts
www.fema.gov/about/contact/regions.shtm

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Flood risk maps and flood insurance information for homeowners, renters, and business owners
www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/

Internal Revenue Service

Taxpayer Assistance Centers
www.irs.gov/localcontacts/index.html

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
www.noaa.gov

National Weather Service (NWS)
Maps of current weather hazards in the US
www.weather.gov

Weather Safety
www.nws.noaa.gov/safety.php

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Emergency Preparedness and Response
www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/

Safety and Health Topics
www.osha.gov/SLTC/index.html

Ready.gov
National public service campaign designed to educate Americans (individuals and businesses) to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.
www.ready.gov/

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
www.usda.gov

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
www.aphis.usda.gov

Cooperative Extension Offices (County Extension)
www.csrees.usda.gov/Extension/

Farm Service Agency (FSA)
http://www.fsa.usda.gov
FoodSafety.gov
www.foodsafety.gov/

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
www.fsis.usda.gov/Home/index.asp

Meat and Poultry Hotline – 1-888-674-6854
National Integrated Pest Management System Centers
www.ipmcenters.org/

National Plant Diagnostic Network, USDA
www.npdn.org/

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA
www.nrcs.usda.gov

Small Business Administration (SBA)
www.sba.gov/

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
www.usgs.gov

Natural Hazards Gateway
www.usgs.gov/hazards/

Non-Government Organizations

American Red Cross (ARC)
www.redcross.org/

Disaster Assistance Hotline – 1-800-842–2200

Chapter Locator: Directory of local ARC chapters, searchable by ZIP code
www.redcross.org/where

American Veterinary Medical Association
Saving the Whole Family
www.avma.org/disaster/saving_family.asp
Booklet on making preparations for animals during disaster situations

National Emergency Management Association
www.nemaweb.org

National Safety Council
www.nsc.org

State Contacts

State Animal Health Officials/Veterinarians
www.usaha.org/StateAnimalHealthOfficials.pdf

State Departments of Agriculture
www.nasda.org/cms/7195/8617.aspx

State Departments of Health/Public Health
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html

State Emergency Management Offices and Agencies
www.fema.gov/about/contact/statedr.shtm

State Public Health Veterinarians
www.nasphv.org/Documents/StatePublicHealthVeterinariansByState.pdf

Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture (MSP)
http://www.multistatepartnership.org/

The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture - a 14- state consortium – has developed various risk-communication materials, agricultural emergency planning templates and exercises for crop, livestock and food emergencies, business continuity strategies to ensure the future viability of agriculture during and after emergencies, and state-to-state networking to ensure efficient and effective responses to any agricultural emergency (both natural and man-made).  

Illinois Department of Agriculture
http://www.agr.state.il.us

Indiana Board of Animal Health
http://www.in.gov/boah/

Indiana State Department of Agriculture
http://www.in.gov/isda/

Indiana State Department of Health
http://www.in.gov/isdh/

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
http://www.agriculture.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals
http://dia.iowa.gov/

Iowa Homeland Security Emergency Management Division
http://www.iowahomelandsecurity.org/

Kansas Department of Agriculture
http://www.ksda.gov

Kansas Animal Health Department
http://www.accesskansas.org/kahd

Kentucky Department of Agriculture
http://www.kyagr.com

Michigan Department of Agriculture
http://www.michigan.gov/mda

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
http://www.mda.state.mn.us

Missouri Department of Agriculture
http://mda.mo.gov

Nebraska Department of Agriculture
http://www.agr.state.ne.us

North Dakota State Board of Animal Health
http://www.agdepartment.com

Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry
http://www.ohioagriculture.gov

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
http://www.oda.state.ok.us

South Dakota Animal Industry Board
http://www.state.sd.us/doa

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection
http://www.datcp.state.wi.us

Cooperative Extension - Midwest Region

Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
eden.lsu.edu

Iowa State University Extension
Disaster Recovery Resources
www.extension.iastate.edu/topic/recovering-disasters

University of Illinois Extension
Disaster Resources
web.extension.illinois.edu/disaster/

Kansas State Extension
Disaster Education Network
www.kseden.ksu.edu/

Kentucky State University Extension
Disaster Education Network
wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/EDEN/EDEN.html

Michigan State University Extension
Emergency Management
web1.msue.msu.edu/emergency/drn.html

University of Minnesota Extension
Disaster Response Resources
www.extension.umn.edu/disasterresponse/

University of Missouri Extension
Disaster Response Resources
extension.missouri.edu/seregion/Storm_and_Flood_
Recovery_Information.htm

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Emergency Planning and Preparedness
emergency.unl.edu/

North Dakota State University Extension Service
Disaster Education
www.ag.ndsu.edu/disaster/

Ohio State University Extension
Disaster Recovery
www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~agsafety/ash/programs/disaster_recovery.html

Oklahoma State University
Emergency Preparedness Information Board
www.fcs.okstate.edu/emergency_prep/

Purdue University Extension
Disaster Information
www.ag.purdue.edu/extension/eden/Pages/disasters-info.aspx

South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension Service
Preparedness Resources
http://sdces.sdstate.edu/

University of Wisconsin Extension
Disaster Handbook
www.uwex.edu/ces/news/handbook.html