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Biosecurity

Homeland Security

Disaster Supply Kit
Your family will cope best by preparing for disaster before it strikes. One way to prepare is by assembling a Disaster Supplies Kit. (Source: FEMA)

Purdue Homeland Security Institute (PHSI)
Find resources at the Purdue Homeland Security Instittue. The goal of PHSI is to advance multidisciplinary research through the application of Information Technology.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response
This site offers information on bioterrorism agents, chemical and radiation emergencies, and mass trauma. (Source: Center for Disease Control)

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Facts
Answers to questions on topics such as bioterrorism, anthrax and smallpox. (Source: Indiana State Department of Health)


Plant Biosecurity

EDEN's Issue Page on Plant and Crop Security
This page provides valuable information regarding current threats to U.S. crops, a top ten pest listing, and links to other networks and resources.

Emerald Ash Borer
This website is part of a multistate effort in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana to bring you the latest information about the emerald ash borer. (Source: USDA Forest Service, Michigan Department of Agriculture, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and APHIS).

Sudden Oak Death
Requires EDEN Member Login

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
Helpful infomration and presentations about Asian Soybean Rust.

National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN)
A network of Land Grant University plant disease and pest diagnostic facilities from across the United States.


Animal Biosecurity

EDEN's Issue Page on BSE - Mad Cow Disease
This page provides valuable information regarding the outbreak of BSE in the United States, the risk to people, and the federal initiatives to combat this disease.

Animal Disease Backgrounder: Mad Cow Disease
This backgrounder pvodies detailed information on the outbreak of Mad Cow Disease in the United States. This site also has links to other helpful resources. (Source: Purdue Extension)

National Biosecurity Resource Center for Animal Health Emergencies
This site is a data haven to enable government, commodity groups, veterinarians, and producers to meet the challenges of animal health emergencies. (Source: Purdue Veterinary Medicine)

Indiana Wildlife Disease News
This quarterly newsletter informs readers abou the latest in wildlife disease. (Source: USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services and Indiana DNR division of Fish and Wildlife)

Carcass Disposal: A comprehensive review (PDF)
Regulatory Issues and Cooperation
(Source: Kansas State University)


What You Can Do to Help

Citizen Corps
We all have a role in hometown security. Citizen Corps allows you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

Biosecurity Outreach Tips (Source: Purdue EDEN)

Biosecurity Educational Programs (Source: Purdue EDEN)

Other Important Information


Latest News

USDA Homeland Security News
Find the latest news from the United States Department of Agriculture

Department of Homeland Security
News and press releases from the DHS on homeland security issues