The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is the state agency responsible for animals in disasters. As the lead for the New Jersey Emergency Support Function,
NJDA coordinates animal information and resources during disasters. NJDA also has the responsibility to develop statewide plans and procedures regarding animals and meet with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure that animals are incorporated into disaster planning and response and ensures that those efforts are collaborated. NJDA also provides preparedness guidance to the County Animal Response Teams (CARTs).

Listed below are links to documents and other websites concerning Animal preparedness in disasters. Once a website link is clicked, you will be leaving the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office website.