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Disaster preparedness - quick tips

Disaster can strike any state and a solid disaster plan is lifesaving! 

If you would like assistance on creating or updating your disaster plan, our Animal Rescue Team has experts ready to help!  Please contact Lydia Sattler at lsattler@humanesociety.org or Wanda Merling at wmerling@humanesociety.org to get started!

Disaster preparedness - quick tips
  • Have airline crates on hand that have not been compromised by the elements - Air transport has become more common and can actually be safer and quicker during a disaster for shelter pets.

  • Know your local Emergency Management contact and understand your role in the community plan. For a contact you can reach out to your County Manager’s Office.

  • Share a written and up to date disaster plan with staff. Staff members should know their roles in advance and establish a phone tree.