Agroterrorism / Food Systems Preparedness Training
The Western Institute for Food Safety and Security (WIFSS) is a training partner of the Office of Grants and Training, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is tasked with the development and delivery of DHS certified courses on Agroterrorism. WIFSS is developing and delivering training for local frontline response teams to strengthen their capability to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from agroterrorism or other major disasters in the food systems in their communities.
The overall goal is to enhance national security by strengthening preparedness of the frontline responders to assure that there is capacity to respond early and effectively and in coordination with state and federal agencies. The training curriculm is an all hazards approach.
To date, WIFSS has trained over 6,000 participants, in approximately 80 communities and 25 states nationwide. For more information, click on any of the following links:
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