Homeland Security University Programs
The Homeland Security University Programs Network was initially established in 2006 to provide an online forum for members of the extended DHS University Programs community.
Southern Agriculture & Animal Disaster Response Alliance (SAANDRA)
SAADRA’s mission is to strengthen all-hazard capabilities through partnerships with the public, animal and agriculture industries, and every level of government. Both regional and individual state preparedness will be enhanced through collaborative planning, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts that help to ensure the safety and health of its citizens, food systems, agriculture infrastructure, animals, and economy.
USDA APHIS Veterinary Services
APHIS works in a variety of ways to protect and improve the health, quality, and marketability of our nation’s animals (including various wildlife), animal products, and veterinary biologics. This subject area describes many of the diseases facing animals today, as well the steps APHIS is taking to prevent, control, and eliminate those conditions.
World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
OIE is the intergovernmental organization responsible for improving animal health worldwide. It is recognized as a reference organization by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and in 2011 had a total of 178 Member Countries and Territories.
The American Society of Animal Science
The American Society of Animal Science fosters the discovery, sharing and application of scientific knowledge concerning the responsible use of animals to enhance human life and well-being.
The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture
The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture (Partnership) is a collaborative forum of State Departments of Agriculture, State Veterinarian’s Offices, Homeland Security Advisors, Animal Health Departments, and Emergency Management Divisions created to encourage collaboration between states, federal partners and state agency associations.