State and Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum  An agreement between States of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,  Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, New York, and Wisconsin, and the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan to provide for the possibility of mutual assistance among the participating jurisdictions in managing any emergency or disaster when the affected jurisdiction or jurisdictions ask for assistance, whether arising from natural disaster, technological hazard, manmade disaster or civil emergency aspects of resources shortages.

 

Agreement Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America on Cooperation in Comprehensive Civil Emergency Planning and Management.  Agreement to cooperate in respect to responding to both peacetime emergencies stemming from accidents, natural disasters and deliberate acts, and to situations of declared or undeclared hostilities including armed enemy attack

 

Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of Health, Education and Welfare of the United States of America and the Department of National Health and Welfare of Canada Regarding the Exchange of Health Manpower in the Event of an Armed Attack on Either Country in North America This MOU facilitates the post attack exchange of health manpower to care for the sick and injured and to alleviate and prevent the spread of health hazards

 

Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada on Emergency Management Cooperation (2008)

 

Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement. An arrangement between Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Yukon) with respect to the provision of mutual assistance

 

United States Public Law Granting the Consent of Congress to the Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement

 

Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, executed by the Provinces of  British Columbia and Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, and the States of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, institutionalizes previously informal cross border working groups to ensure sustainability of the collaborations and provide a framework for further collaborative work, including mutual assistance and inter-agency and interdisciplinary collaboration.

 

Washington – British Columbia MOU to Share and Protect Health Information to Assure Prompt and Effective Identification of Infectious Disease and Other Public Health Threats. Guidelines developed by the parties for sharing and protecting health information while respecting the individual state’s/province’s data sharing laws.

 

Washington – British Columbia MOU with Respect a Collaborative Approach to the use of Available Public Health and Health Services Resources to Prepare for, Respond to and Recover from Public Health Emergencies The MOU provides for a collaborative approach to resource utilization to respond to surge capacity demands on health systems and health resources efficiently and in a cost effective manner when public health emergencies arise in Washington or British Columbia

 

Washington-British Columbia MOU  to Provide Mutal Aid through Sharing Public Health Laboratory ServicesThe MOU facilitates mutual aid and cooperation between the WA and BC public health laboratories during a disease outbreak, food borne contamination or suspected biological or chemical terrorism that spans borders, or requires the expertise or capacity of the either jurisdictions laboratories.

 

British Columbia-Alberta MOU with Respect to a Collaborative Approach to Use of Available Health Service Resources to Prepare for, Respond to and Recover from Public Health EmergenciesThe MOU provides for a collaborative approach to resource utilization to respond to surge capacity demands on health systems and health resources efficiently and in a cost effective manner when public health emergencies arise in British Columbia or Alberta.

 

International Emergency Management Assistance Compact (IEMAC) Memorandum of Understanding  An arrangement between the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut and the Provinces of Québec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

United States Congress Joint Resolution Giving Concent to the International Emergency Management Assistance Compact

 

Letter of Intent Between the United States, Mexico and Canada to Assist One Another During a Public Health Emergency A trilateral declaration to assist one another during a public health emergency and to cooperate in the improvement of public health emergency preparedness and response efforts, including health security, border health, epidemiological investigation, laboratory testing and infectious disease control.