Understanding NIMS and ICS
The National Incident Management System is an approach to incident management that can apply to emergencies of all types and sizes.
Helpful Links for Disaster Planning
Websites with excellent information and resources for those planning for or otherwise involved in the care of animals in disaster.
How Animal Shelters and Clinics Can Prepare for Hurricanes
September marks the height of hurricane season - prepare for the worst with the best resources, including a downloadable pet disaster poster!
Emergency Preparedness Guide for Pet Owners
This emergency pet preparedness guide helps to ensure pets are well cared for even during a crisis. Share it with your community now!
Most Commonly Used Emergency & Disaster Acronyms
Disaster acronyms got you confused? Use our handy glossary to help you decipher what a JITT and a JFO are.
Sample Plans for Evacuation and Sheltering
These three sample plans can be adapted for your needs to help you prepare for animal emergencies, including evacuations and temporary sheltering.
Resources for Cruelty Investigations
When investigation into cruelty cases is needed, our tools can help you identify needs, accurately record information and move to a successful prosecution.
These resources can help you prepare for and mobilize during times of crisis, whether natural or man-made.
3 Tips for Setting Up a Temporary Shelter
In the event of a disaster or large-scale seizure in your community, follow these three tips from the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response Team (FIR).