Building an animal-ready community: a community-led initiative to improve preparedness, planning, and safety for animals and their owners

Melanie Taylor, Megan McCarthy, Jenny Bigelow

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Abstract

In Australia, 62 per cent of households have pets, which presents opportunities for activities that incorporate planning and response for pets and animals during times of emergency and in the recovery stages that follow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalAustralian Journal of Emergency Management
Volume32
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017

Keywords

  • Emergency
  • Animals
  • community-based research
  • Preparedness
  • Planning
  • disasters
  • Blue Mountains
  • Awareness
  • participation and community engagement

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