Sample Plans for Evacuation and Sheltering
As you create or update your disaster response plan, it may be helpful to see how other organizations and communities have tackled similar situations.
The samples here are real plans from which we removed identifying information of the organization and community. These samples will be helpful to anyone tasked with creating or updating response plans.
City/County Animal Plan
This is a countywide animal emergency preparedness plan. Appendices provide good examples of recordkeeping paperwork, care instructions and other standard information needed in an emergency affecting animals.
Shelter Evacuation Plan
This plan focuses on evacuation of a humane society shelter and also the humane society's role in setting up a temporary shelter for owned animals. This document shows an early draft, with many plan details not yet in place.
Pet-Friendly Shelter Plan
This plan focuses on the operation of a pet-friendly shelter for humans and their cats and dogs.
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