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As we pause to look back on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, it is only fitting that we wrap up our coverage with a Q&A with the ASPCA’s Dr. Dick Green, Senior Director of Disaster Response. Dr. Green arrived on the scene quickly after the storm and spent 47 days helping with rescue and recovery efforts.
As we continue to look back on this 10th anniversary of Katrina, we asked Charleston Animal Society’s CEO Joe Elmore to share his thoughts on the impact on the people and animals of Mississippi, where Katrina came ashore. Joe played an important role in rescue and recovery efforts there--then Director of Strategic Development for the ASPCA, he was stationed at the Humane Society of South Mississippi and helped organizations in the southern MS area develop their infrastructure and donor base for long-term recovery, as well as facilitated the state evacuation plan as it related to companion animals. “Writing about observations and lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina is like writing about the American Civil War,” says Joe. “It could fill a novel.”
Are we doing all we can to reunite people with their pets after disasters? See our recent blog.
With the registration deadline for the Adoption Ambassadors campaign just around the corner, we had to share this story written by the ASPCA’s Meg Allison, who developed the Adoption Ambassadors concept at Louisiana SPCA in 2010, while she was Adoption Promotion Specialist there. We hope it’s great inspiration for those agencies who’ve just signed on—your first Adoption Ambassadors adoption is just a Tulip away…
Adding new technology infrastructure tools (think website, email system, fundraising database…) or upgrading old ones? Guest blogger Claire Sterling is here with some smart solutions.
As this week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, disaster preparedness is at top of mind. This is a great time to urge your community to take steps to ensure that pets are part of their emergency planning.