"Don't Just Do Something … Stand There!" Emergency Responders' Peri-Incident Perceptions of Animal Owners in Bushfire
Contributor(s):: Rachel Anne Nosworthy Westcott, Kevin Ronan, Hilary Bambrick, Melanie Taylor
Narrowing the awareness–preparedness gap in bushfires (wildfires) means that new strategies and tactics will be needed to improve human safety and survival in this increasingly frequent and severe globally significant natural hazard. One way to do this is to explore the peri-event...
A Paws of Happiness: Thea Wasche at TEDxSchriever
Man's best friend can always bring a smile to your face, but some dogs can do so much more. Thea Wasche and her therapy K9 Lacey volunteer their time working with wounded warriors and American Red Cross shelters to bring a moment of happiness during an otherwise stressful situation.Thea...
A qualitative investigation into dogs serving on animal assisted crisis response (AACR) teams : advances in crisis counselling.
Contributor(s):: Filomena Bua
Animal Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) is a new field that operates in collaboration with other crisis services to support people affected by a traumatic event. Essentially itconsists of an animal and human handler team specifically trained in animal therapy, animal assisted crisis response and...
Action research to expand HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) teams in the United States
Contributor(s):: Eaton-Stull, Yvonne
Agricultural animals help families recover from tsunami
American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, March 1999
Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Caring Connections: Addressing the Needs of At Risk Children and At Risk Dogs, pg 2The Old Man and the Dog, pg 3Humane Society of the United States in Cooperation with the American Red Cross brochure, pg 6
An epidemiological study of public and animal health consequences of pet ownership in a disaster: The January 1997 flood of Yuba County, California
| Contributor(s):: Heath, Sebastian Eugen
An overview of disaster preparedness for veterinarians
| Contributor(s):: Heath, S. E., Dorn, R., Linnabary, R. D., Hooks, J., Casper, J., Marshall, K.
Animal welfare in disaster management
| Contributor(s):: Vroegindewey, G.
Animals and the Oklahoma City Storms
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This article discusses the impact the Oklahoma City tornados had on people and their...
Animals as key promoters of human resilience
| Contributor(s):: Lindenmayer, J. M.
Assisting older victims of disasters: roles and responsibilities for social workers
| Contributor(s):: Torgusen, Barbara L., Kosberg, Jordan I.
Before Disaster Strikes
| Contributor(s):: Solomon, Steven
Bill to allow pets on trains and buses during evacuation advances
A bill that would allow people to evacuate with their pets on public transportation during a state of emergency, which had been conditionally vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie, took another step toward...
Broken bond: An exploration of human factors associated with companion animal loss during Hurricane Katrina
| Contributor(s):: Zottarelli, Lisa K.
| Contributor(s):: Granado, Barb
Computational public safety- dogs, robots and disasters: Dr. Alexander Ferworn at TEDxRyersonU
| Contributor(s):: Alexander Ferworn
Dr. Alexander Ferworn, professor at the Department of Computer Science, has made a career at Ryerson by looking at challenges from perspectives very different from those of his colleagues. He started with the idea to put cameras on rescue dogs who search rubble, which led to attaching robots to...
Conflicting perspectives on nonhuman animal rescues in natural disasters
| Contributor(s):: Every, D., Due, C., Thompson, K., Ryan, J.
Nonhuman animal guardians are more at risk during natural disasters because they are likely to delay or refuse evacuation and return to evacuated disaster sites to rescue animals. Research on the human-animal bond (HAB) views animal guardians' actions as a reflection of a strong attachment....
Connecticut Stable Offers Free Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Response to Newtown
Conservation of resources and coping self-efficacy predicting distress following a natural disaster: A causal model analysis where the environment meets the mind
| Contributor(s):: Benight, Charles C., Ironson, Gail, Klebe, Kelli, Carver, Charles S., Wynings, Christina, Burnett, Kent, Greenwood, Debra, Baum, Andrew, Schneiderman, Neil