Exotic diseases of animals: contingency framework plan (2018)

Version six of our contingency framework plan covering exotic notifiable diseases of livestock.


Abbreviation Description
ADPG Animal Disease Policy Group
APHA Animal and Plant Health Agency
CCS Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat
CDCC Central Disease Control Centre
COBR Cabinet Office Briefing Room
the Code The Terrestrial Animal Health Code
Commission The European Commission
COSLA Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
CPH(M) Consultant in Public Health Medicine
CVO Chief Veterinary Officer
C&D Cleansing and Disinfection
DAERA Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland)
DCIM Delivery and Continuous Improvement Manager Scotland
Defra Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DfT Department for Transport (UK Government Department)
DG Directorate General
DPU (Scottish Government's) Disease Policy Unit
DSG Disease Strategy Group
EFTA European Free Trade Association
EPIC Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks
EU European Union
FMD Foot and Mouth Disease
FOB Forward Operations Base
FSS Food Standards Scotland
GB Great Britain
HPS Health Protection Scotland
IMT Incident Management Team (NHS)
IP Infected Premises
LRP Local Resilience Partnership
MACA Military Assistance to Civilian Authority
MCT Management Control Team
NDCC National Disease Control Centre
NEG National Expert Group
NEEG National Emergency Epidemiology Group
NSC (THRC) National Security Council (Threats, Hazards, Resilience and Contingencies)
NSC (THRC) (O) National Security Council (Threats, Hazards, Resilience and Contingencies) (Officials)
OCC Outbreak Co-ordination Centre
OIE The World Organisation for Animal Health
OM Operations Manager Scotland (APHA)
PAO Principal Agricultural Officer
PCF Procurement and Contracts Function (Defra)
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
PZ Protection Zone
RPID Rural Payments and Inspections Division (Scottish Government)
RP Resilience Partnership
RRP Regional Resilience Partnership
R&TA Resilience and Technical Advisor
SRuC Scotland's Rural College
SAGE Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
SCoPAFF Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed
Scottish SPCA Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
SEARS Scotland's Environmental and Rural Services Partnership
SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency
SGLD Scottish Government Legal Directorate
SGoRR Scottish Government Resilience Room
SGoR-M Scottish Government Resilience - Ministerial
SGoR-O Scottish Government Resilience - Officials
STAC Scientific and Technical Advice Cell
SZ Surveillance Zone
TCZ Temporary Control Zone
UK United Kingdom
UKRep UK Permanent Representation to the EU
VENDU Veterinary Exotic Notifiable Disease Unit (APHA)
WG Welsh Government
VI Veterinary Inspector
VLS Veterinary Lead Scotland (APHA)
VO Veterinary Officer (APHA)
WTO World Trade Organisation



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