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National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

Food and Animal Agriculture The United States’ food and animal agriculture supply is a highly integrated, open, global, and complex infrastructure. Increased imports of agricultural products and growing numbers of international travelers to and from the United States have had positive effects, but have also opened our food and agricultural supply to possible foreign animal disease outbreaks.

The recent global H1N1 outbreak and other regional foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks have demonstrated the vulnerabilities present when there is a lack of available vaccines, countermeasures, and other rapid response capabilities to curb an outbreak. The food and agriculture industry is a significant contributor to U.S. economic prosperity; therefore, the loss of a significant food market would have dire economic and potentially human health consequences.

USDA - APHIS. CERT : Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Center for Internet Security. ISDH: ISDH Home. HSEEP Home. NOAA / NWS Space Weather Prediction Center. US Coast Guard. Preserving our Freedoms, Protecting America. FEMA. IDHS. Indy Homeland Security. Division of Homeland Security Gary Coons, Chief Division of Homeland Security The City of Indianapolis Department of Public Safety established strategic objectives around which “the entire public safety department can mobilize to secure the City of Indianapolis Metropolitan Area from the dangerous and evolving threat of terrorism, prepare and mitigate for natural disasters, develop intelligence competencies, and plan and secure special events.”

Indy Homeland Security