Institutional Plans

Mississippi State University, (PDF) Policy and Procedure Statement on Crisis Management Plan for (Biomedical) Animal Care and Use

NIH Animal Program Disaster Planning Documents

University of Michigan, Division of Public Safety and Security,  Emergency Management

Washington University in St. Louis, Environmental Health & Safety, disaster and emergency planning

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

Online Resources

OLAW's page on Disaster Planning and Response Resources

NIH Extramural Response to Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies

Citizen Preparedness, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), "AreYou Ready" guide

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

USDA's Animal Care Emergency Programs

OLAW FAQ #9 - How can institutions and their IACUCs best prepare for a pandemic?

Emergency Management Institute (EMI) - Independent Study (IS) Program by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Online tutorials.

Other Resources

Checklist of Disaster Planning Expectations in the Guides and Animal Welfare Regulations (PDF)

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