Bringing people together to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from intentional and natural disasters that impact food security for our communities
Here you will find information to aid you in preparing for an all-hazards event which includes natural or intentional disasters. Remember, by taking action now you can help reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters.
General guidelines on the effects of fire and smoke on livestock.
Set a game plan to make sure furry friends are safe no matter what happens.
Saving the whole family and your pets.
Don’t leave your pets behind.
Be prepared: make a plan and prepare a disaster kit for your pet.
A short video explaining what CARES is and why it’s important.
When disasters strike, animals as well as people need to be safely relocated.
California Contra Costa County Animal Services offers advice for preparing pets for disasters.
View WIFSS brochure on animals in disaster and food security preparedness.
Test your emergency preparedness against this checklist.
Emergency response and animal care plan for dairy and feed lot facilities
Document for emergency planners and animal relief groups.
Recommendations to help keep you and your animals safe during a disaster.
Find out what causes hay fires, and how can you reduce the risk of fire.
Simple steps to dramatically increase chances of your property surviving wildfire.
Several tips on horse handling/care in an emergency
Get a better understanding of the wildfire and flood risk you and your community face.
What consumers need to know about food and water safety during hurricanes and floods