Disaster Preparedness


Institutional Plans

Mississippi State University

NIH's Office of Animal Care and Use (NIH's internal IACUC)

University of Michigan

Washington University in St. Louis

Sample policy on Conducting IACUC Business in the Event of a Pandemic from Molly Greene of Michigan State University


Online Resources

OLAW's page on Disaster Planning and Response Resources

NIH Extramural Response to Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies

Disaster Preparedness, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Disaster Planning for Research and Laboratory Animal Facilities, an Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) bulletin

OLAW FAQ How can institutions and their IACUCs best prepare for a pandemic?

USDA's Animal Care Emergency Programs


Other Resources

Disaster Planning Checklist- PDF (sourced from USDA, the Guide, and the Ag Guide)

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals- pages 35, 74-75



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