Animals in Disasters

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Language: Anglais
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Animals in Disasters is a comprehensive text on animal rescue written by one of the leading experts in the world. Dr. Dick Green shares his experiences, best practices and lessons learned from well over 125 domestic and international disasters and provides a step-by-step process for communities and states to more effectively address animal issues and enhance their animal response capabilities. This book provides an overview of the history of animal rescue, where we are today, and the steps needed to be better prepared tomorrow. Animals in Disasters is a how-to book for emergency managers who want to help develop programs, craft policy, and build response capability/capacity.



  • Clearly identifies components of building a resilient community
  • Introduces the Community Preparedness Checklist
  • Helps readers develop and deliver effective animal response training

1. History of Animal Rescue 2. National Animal Response Capabilities 3. Community Resilience 4. The Assessment Process 5. Animal Search and Rescue 6. Animal Transport 7. Emergency Animal Sheltering 8. Medical Care 9. Catastrophic Planning 10. Where Do We Go from Here?

Emergency Managers, Public Health officials, Rescue community (Search and Rescue, Fire, Animal Rescue); local, state, national, and federal agencies responsible for animals in their jurisdiction