Full Title Name:  North Carolina Emergency Operations Plan

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Country of Origin:  United States Citation:  NCEOP 2016 Last Checked:  November, 2016 Last Date Amended:  2016
Summary: The North Carolina Emergency Operations Plan is published by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. The plan has a specific section on animal protection that is designed to help protect both domestic and wild animals. In the section on "scope," the plan says that "[a]nimal Protection actions will be aimed at all animals, whether owned, stray, or domestic, that may need help during disaster situations."
Documents:  PDF icon North Carolina Emergency Operations Plan.pdf (6.11 MB)

NC Emergency Operations Plan of 2016 - http://www.ncdps.gov/document/nc-emergency-operations-plan-2016

NCESF-11 Animal Protection (page 133 of the pdf):

I. INTRODUCTION

A. PURPOSE

The purpose of this appendix is to help protect domesticated and wild animal resources, public health, food supply, and environmental resources. This appendix will also ensure the humane care and treatment of animals during disasters in order to increase compliance by citizens who may disregard evacuation recommendations due to an inability to evacuate their companion animals.

B. SCOPE

Animal Protection actions will be aimed at all animals, whether owned, stray, or domestic, that may need help during disaster situations.


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