Radix - Animals in Disaster


We were stimulated to start this page after seeing a moving video of the rescue of c100 horses in a flood in the Netherlands. However, it appears to be mired in some copyright issues right now so direct links are not provided. However, the next link shows still photos.

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) BBC TV still photos of rescue of horses in Holland http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/6114596.stm There is a video recording of this which is very moving.

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) Animal Management in Disasters: http://www.animaldisasters.com/

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) Documents on animals in disaster: http://www.animaldisasters.com/Publications.htm

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) Pets and Disasters - FEMA kids page: http://www.fema.gov/kids/pets.htm

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) RESCUED: Saving Animals from Disaster: http://www.rescuedsavinganimals.net/

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) One Hundred Ninth Congress of the United States of America, AT THE SECOND SESSION. To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that State and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency. http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109_cong_bills&docid=f:h3858enr.txt.pdf

bd14519_1.gif (968 bytes) Excerpt from: “Learning from Women for a World in Crisis” by Maureen Fordham. Newcomb College Institute 2007 Summit: Educating Women for a World in Crisis February 8-11, 2007. Tulane University, New Orleans (download Powerpoint 288kb)


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