animals in a disaster

India launches first national disaster management plan for animals

New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI-Businesswire India): Today is a big day for animals, with the launch of National Livestock Disaster Management Plan by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries by Union Agriculture and Farmers…

Vets volunteer for animal emergency response team

ABC NEWS Posted Thu 24 Apr 2014, 9:57am AEST Animals injured during natural disasters in Tasmania will now have their own emergency response team. The Veterinary Emergency Response Team is made up of volunteer veterinarians…

Don’t Forget Your Horses In Fire And Flood

To coincide with International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) wants animal owners to include horses and pets in their disaster management plans. According to AVA’s National President, Dr Ben Gardiner,…

Evaluation of the morbidity and mortality of animals post Canterbury earthquakes – A Pilot study

Disasters such as floods, fires, snow storms, earthquakes and tsunamis have contributed to a significant number of human and animal deaths and injuries in New Zealand in recent years. These events have highlighted the importance of…

Animals Matter in Disasters – the New Zealand approach

 Our community expects a well-coordinated and efficient response to animal welfare issues during adverse events like storms. We are vulnerable, too, to international trade repercussions, unless we can demonstrate the highest standards of animal care….