Entomology and Pest Management

EZORAs: Entomological and Zoonotic Operational Risk Assessments

Last Updated: February 21, 2018
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​Entomological and zoonotic operational risk assessments (EZORAs) are prepared jointly by the APHC Entomological Sciences Division and Veterinary Services and Public Health Sanitation Directorate to assist public health and military medical planners with pre-deployment planning and deployments to a country of concern.

  • In addition to vector-borne disease risk, an EZORA also covers zoonotic risks to military personnel and military working dogs including: 
      • Animal-contact (rabies, Q fever, anthrax)
      • Water-contact and water-borne (schistosomiasis, leptospirosis)
      •  Food-borne and water-borne ( brucellosis, tularemia)
      • Aerosolized dust or soil-contact (soil-transmitted helminths, hantavirus hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, Lassa fever)
      • Other contagious diseases that can potentially spread between animals and humans (monkeypox, Marburg hemorrhagic fever, Ebola hemorrhagic fever)
      • Stray and wild mammals, veomous snakes, scorpions, spiders, and venomous marin animal
      • Protection ( personal protection and military working dogs) 

 

 

EZORAs are posted on AKO and can only be accessed by DoD Components and U.S. Government CAC holders.  Latest EZORAs by country. (Password protected - AKO) External Link

  

AfghanistanGuinea-BissauPhilippines
AngolaHondorasQatar
BeninIndonesiaRomania
Burkina FasoIranSaudi Arabia
BurundiIraqSierra Leone
CambodiaJordanSomalia
Central African RepublicKazakhstanSouth Sudan
Democratic Republic of CongoLatviaSyria
DjiboutiLiberiaTajikistan
Dominican RepublicLithuaniaTanzania
EgyptMalaysiaTurkey
EstoniaMaliTurkmenistan
GabonNigeriaUzbekistan
GeorgiaNorth KoreaVietnam
GuineaOmanYemen

Contact APHC Entomological Sciences Division to obtain an EZORA that is not listed above.

 

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