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who is a specialist in strategic planning and project development of initiatives
associated with human medicine, veterinary medicine and U.S. and international
or suggestions regarding the Biodefense Reference Library can be sent to:
In The Spotlight
Infectious Disease Sites
for Civilian Biodefense Studies: Johns Hopkins University
Animal Health Emergency System: Current Disease Issues/Natural Disaster
Issues, Ag Bioterrorism Concerns, OIE Reportable Diseases, Strategic Plan,
Steering Committee, State Standards, Training Opportunities.
Biosecurity Site - Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health (CEAH)
How USDA is responding, Informational materials, What you can do to help,
and Informational links.
24, 2001: Agroterrorism - A Purdue Extension backgrounder: As a result
of the September 11 terrorists attacks, there has been a growing interest
in all forms of terrorism, including agroterrorism. Agroterrorism involves
the act of any person knowingly or maliciously using biological agents
as weapons against the agricultural industry and the food supply. Even
before September 11, legislators in Indiana focused on animal agricultural
terrorism and passed a law (PL156) in 2001 that classified agroterrorism
as a weapon of mass destruction.
Security and Emergency Preparedness: Protecting One of America's Critical
Infrastructures," Stephen M. Apatow, HRIBRL Discussion
Paper ASEP-2001-12, Humanitarian Resource Institute, December 2001.
of the Foot and Mouth Epidemic on the Equestrian Industry in the UK - A
Reference Point for the United States. Stephen M. Apatow, HRIBRL Discussion
Paper FMDEI-2001-12, Humanitarian Resource Institute, December 2001.
Center for Non Proliferation Studies (1) States that have developed
or are suspected of developing biological agents with anti-livestock or
anti-crop properties, (2) Resources including articles and papers, hearings,
legislation, (3) Chronology of Attacks Targeting Crops & Livestock
to the Threat of Agroterrorism: Specific Recommendations for the United
States Department of Agriculture.” BCSIA Discussion Paper 2000-29,
ESDP Discussion Paper ESDP-2000-04, John F. Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University, October 2000.
the Changing Threat of International Terrorism Report of
the National Commission on Terrorism
to the Biodefense
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