Humane Society Academy Webinars: Disaster Preparedness and Response
Free webinars on how to make sure you and your pets are prepared for emergencies
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Disaster Preparedness Tips for Shelters and Rescue Groups
For the animal care professional, it is essential to consider all types of disasters when developing a plan for your animal population. We will go talk through strategies while taking into consideration not only those animals in your shelter but those also in foster care. Whether your facility is located in hurricane prone areas, tornado alley, or in location with a low propensity for disaster, having a plan is essential. You never know when there may be breech in a water supply or power outage that can impair you daily operations. Having a plan and practicing your plan make these events less frightening for you and your staff or volunteers.
Disaster Preparedness for People and Pets in the Home (Download Related Resource)
In the wake of tornado outbreaks, flash flooding, recent mudslides, water breaches, and hurricane season in swing, have you thought that you should be more prepared to evacuate your home quickly? Then you think: where do I start? It is too expensive? What do I really need? In this webinar we will take you through the steps of getting started on a personal and family disaster preparedness plan and developing a kit for you, your family members, and pets. We will also touch on strategies for developing a preparedness plan should your family not be together when disaster strikes and if communication channels are limited.