Generator Education Group

When Emergency Programs is not responding to a disaster, our team works with a variety of internal and external partners to prepare for all hazards response. Some of these activities include establishing plans and procedures, developing technological tools, maintaining equipment, participating in specialized training, conducting simulated drills and exercises, and evaluating the capability to respond effectively.


Tab/Accordion Items

Document Title Format
Animal Sheltering Site Assessment Worksheet PDF Excel
Animal Disaster Sheltering Square Footage Guidelines PDF Word
Suggested Equipment List for Co-Location Shelters PDF Excel
Shelter Registration and Agreement PDF Word
Shelter Registration Agreement and Rules PDF Word
Shelter Volunteer Agreement and Release of Liability PDF Word
Cohabitated Human/Household Pet Sheltering Toolkit (2018) PDF  
NASAAEP Mass Care and Sheltering Best Practices PDF  
Cat Body Language PDF  
Dog Body Language PDF  
Equine Body Language PDF  

Document Title Format
Animal Intake PDF Word
Animal Care Schedule PDF Word
Animal Release to Veterinary Facility PDF Word
Animal Release to Foster Care PDF Word
Animal Rescue Request PDF Word
Pet Recovery Residence Entry/Release PDF Word
Lost Dog Report PDF Word
Lost Animal Alert PDF Word

Document Title Format
Memorandum of Agreement    
Daily Situation/Shift Report Form PDF Word
Donations Received PDF Word
Emergency Release PDF Word
Bite Policy   Word


North Carolina Animal Emergency Response Working Group

The North Carolina Animal Emergency Response Working Group is a collaborative effort of many state and local partners who are dedicated to enhancing the preparedness and response capabilities for any incident involving animals, including but not limited to livestock, throughout the state with coordination from many sectors.



Biosecurity Your Way

Producers know biosecurity is critical to livestock and poultry management. However, the process of completing a biosecurity assessment and writing a biosecurity plan can be difficult and time-consuming.

Developed by veterinarians at Iowa State University, the new Biosecurity Your Way website helps producers simplify the assessment and planning process and implement

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 biosecurity that works for them. Producers can see how biosecurity benefits farms and interact with a virtual farm to learn about disease risks. Next, they can answer a few

 questions about farm biosecurity to see what they do well and where they can improve. Then, producers can generate and download their customized biosecurity plan.

Available in English and Spanish, the “Biosecurity Your Way” website is free for producers. Website materials were developed with beginning farmers, non-traditional farmers, new farm employees, and youth in mind. However, the Biosecurity Your Way website can be used by anyone who wants to streamline the biosecurity assessment and planning process.

Biosecurity Your Way


Carbon Task Force

Compost Windrows


The North Carolina Carbon Task Force is a collaborative effort of agencies dedicated to locating carbon materials for composting animal mortalities and coordinating training for Composting Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). These trained and credentialed SMEs plan and implement composting operations during disease and disaster events.

Fillable Carbon Source Vendor Survey


Carbon Source Site Locator (CSSL)

Carbon Source GIS Application Screenshot

This GIS product assists incident management personnel coordinating composting efforts by locating suitable carbon sources close to impacted farms for a more efficient, cost-effective, and timely response. 

Carbon Sources Site Locator (CSSL)