LDAF is authorized by the Louisiana Emergency Operation Plan to administer two of the plan’s fifteen Emergency Support Functions. These functions are ESF-4 (firefighting) and ESF-11 (agriculture/animals). LDAF Emergency Programs manages the business of these vital functions. Emergency management is a complex endeavor that requires planning, preparation, and practice to fulfill the mission when the need arrives.
LDAF has a proven record of serving the needs of the citizens of Louisiana in past events including hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and utility failures. LDAF is prepared to respond to incidents and disasters that threaten agriculture, the safety of the food supply, and the public health. Emergency response to natural or man made disasters is critical to the safety and economic stability of Louisiana.
Household Pets and Livestock Emergency Planning
Household Pet Emergency Planning
Livestock Emergency Planning
Exotic Animal Emergency Planning
Foreign Animal Disease
Poison Control For Animals
Important Phone Numbers
Pesticides Wastes and Spills
Agricultural or Forestry Crime