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Policies and approach in England and Wales to avian influenza in wild birds.

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First published:
31 August 2022
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Mitigation Strategy for Avian Influenza in Wild Birds in England and Wales , file type: PDF, file size: 436 KB

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This document outlines:

  • the policies and approach Defra and Welsh Government, take to avian influenza in wild birds in England and Wales
  • the approach taken by delivery agencies - Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Natural England and Natural Resources Wales (NRW)
  • guidance to the general public and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on issues which may impact them
  • background to the disease and the susceptible population 
  • considerations assessed for government intervention
  • objective of Defra, Welsh Government and their delivery agencies in assessing and responding to AI