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  1. Human-Animal Relationships and Welfare in the Anthropocene: Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Disasters

    Contributor(s):: Argent, G.

    This introduction to the Special Issue "Human-Animal Relationships and Welfare in the Anthropocene: Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Disasters" provides the reasons for creating the Special Issue, its aims and scope, background on the subject area, and an introduction to the papers within it....

  2. PET PODs: A Tool to Assist with Good Welfare Provisions during Emergent Conditions

    Contributor(s):: Federico, Jennifer L., Banks, Ron E.

    The PETS Act amended the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure state and local emergency preparedness operational plans included provisions for individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency. While the national...

  3. ADREAM

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    ADREAM is a 501(c)3 non-profit disaster relief organization dedicated to helping care for pets and provide individuals/families with the essentials during a community wide disaster. ADREAM currently services Catoosa, Hamilton, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield Counties.

  4. Veterinary Public Health Activities and Management of the Livestock Sector during Earthquakes and Snowstorms in the Abruzzo Region—Italy, January 2017

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    | Contributor(s):: Paolo Migliaccio, Maria Nardoia, Luigi Possenti, Paolo Dalla Villa

    In 2017 the Abruzzo region, located in central Italy, was struck by a sequence of four moderately powerful seismic events (5.0 magnitude on Richter scale), in addition to heavy snowfall that caused a state of emergency affecting the resident population and farm animals. A total of 282 stables...

  5. Excluded but not forgotten: Veterinary emergency care during emergencies and disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, N. D., Pascual, J. L., Hirsch, J., Holena, D. N., Kaplan, L. J.

  6. Human Animal Bond Association Newsletter Winter 2019

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    Disaster Preparation for Your Pets, p2 Human-Animal Bond Certification Program, p3 2019 HABA Board and Advisors, p4  

  7. Incorporating Household Pets and Service Animals: Local Government Emergency Preparedness in New Mexico

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    | Contributor(s):: Jesse Austin Sievers

    Public Law 109-308, the Pet Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006 (PETS Act), requires states and local governments seeking federal assistance to have emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals prior to a...

  8. The critical need for animal disaster response plans

    | Contributor(s):: Rogers, C.

  9. Evacuation of Pets During Disasters: A Public Health Intervention to Increase Resilience

    | Contributor(s):: Chadwin, R.

  10. Indicators of success: measuring outcomes of evacuating pets in state and local emergency preparedness operational plans in area of economic and public health value

    | Contributor(s):: Anda R. Arms

    On October 6, 2006 President Bush signed the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act (PETS Act, Pub. Law No. 109-308). The Act ensures that state and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major...

  11. The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents

    | Contributor(s):: Ricky G. Maxwell

    As Extension begins to develop educational program delivery strategies for Emergency Preparedness and Management education, the major challenge will be to establish a culture among county agriculture and natural resources (ANR) Extension agents to integrate this educational programming into...

  12. Aug 16 2016

    Preparing for Disasters with Pets Lecture

    You can never be too prepared in case of emergencies and neither can your pets! Come learn how to plan for emergencies, what supplies your pets will need, what to do with your pets in case of...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/444

  13. Challenges of Managing Animals in Disasters in the U.S.

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    | Contributor(s):: Sebastian Heath, Robert D. Linnabary

    Common to many of the repeated issues surrounding animals in disasters in the U.S. is a pre-existing weak animal health infrastructure that is under constant pressure resulting from pet overpopulation. Unless this root cause is addressed, communities remain vulnerable to similar issues with...

  14. Putting a Plan in Place

  15. The Dogs and Cats of Belle Chasse: A Veterinary Perspective on Disaster Preparedness

    | Contributor(s):: Susan McGinley

    When the residents of Belle Chasse, Louisiana were evacuated for Hurricane Katrina in September 2005, they were not allowed to bring any animals with them to Red Cross shelters. Thousands of people from the small, rural agricultural community in Plaquemain Parish, about 14 miles south of New...

  16. Save me, save my dog: Increasing natural disaster preparedness and survival by addressing human-animal relationships

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    | Contributor(s):: Kirrilly Thompson

    The willingness of people to risk their own lives during disasters to save those of animals has been well documented. Existing research characterises animals and pet ownership as risk factors for early evacuation from—and survival of—natural disasters. However, given high pet...