Animal Health Emergency Management Response System (EMRS)
The EMRS is a computer-based system designed to automate and manage data related to all aspects of an animal disease outbreak or animal-associated disaster. The system is used by Federal, State, Tribal, and local animal health officials (and human health officials) for: Routine reporting of FAD investigations, Surveillance and control programs, State-specific disease outbreaks, National animal health emergency responses. It is managed by USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
North Carolina State Animal Response Team (SART)
State Animal Response Teams (SART) are interagency state organizations dedicated to preparing, planning, responding and recovering during animal emergencies in the United States. SART is a public private partnership, joining government agencies with the private concerns around the common goal of animal issues during disasters. SART programs train participants to facilitate a safe, environmentally sound and efficient response to animal emergencies on the local, county, state and federal level.