Category to organize details for the 2016 KARE event.
The State Animal Response Team Coalition of Kansas was featured in the October KDEM planning and mitigation branch newsletter, “Planning Points” under the resource highlight section.
The State Animal Response Team Coalition of Kansas is emergency management’s resource for pets in a disaster in Kansas! This trained coalition of volunteers is prepared to provide temporary shelter […]
Thank you for supporting the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise, the FIRST state-wide animal response exercise! Your donation of time, talent and expertise isappreciated. KS SART will provide your meals and lodging in the barracks in return. Details with regards to trainers, training blocks, associated training sessions and overall schedule for Saturday, October 15 […]
Event Support Staff Registration
Thank you for supporting the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise, the FIRST state-wide animal response exercise! Below are registration buttons for the support role you have agreed to fulfill. To recap the roles and responsibilities:
Evaluator – This critical role provides valuable feedback that enables the animal response team coalition to focus on […]
Registration is OPEN!
“Functional exercises not only test response capabilities, but also personal skill-sets and organizational functions” – Eric Thompson, Code 3 Associates
Wow! What amazing enthusiasm from volunteers excited about signing up for the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise. At 8am this morning phones began ringing, text messages popping up and emails coming in! Don’t tell this more […]
Who is in Charge?
Your ICS team for the weekend is provided below for informational/educational purposes. Volunteers will be asked to fill other roles in order to implement the full chain of command and offer the opportunity to practice the process when asking questions, making requests and reporting issues/concerns. A full safety plan, medical plan and nightly […]
Disaster Veterinary Medicine Training with CE credit
Training credit will be available for veterinarians attending the weekend workshop. Specific veterinary disaster medicine for large and small animals including triage and exotic veterinary medicine in disasters will be offered along with the opportunity to attend basic disaster animal response sessions on Saturday. On Sunday you will have […]
Activities & Training Overview
The training experiences and practices throughout this weekend began with the development of this event and will apply to all activities throughout the weekend finishing with a hot wash, evaluations and the demobilization process. This is an incredible learning opportunity so please take time to read through the information provided in these web pages for […]
Session Trainers and Exercise Support Staff
This is your opportunity as an animal response team volunteer to meet and train with best of the best in the disaster animal response industry. Please take a few minutes and look at who is donating their time and talent to help build the best State Animal Response Team Coalition […]
Just a few miles outside of Salina, Kansas a multi-use, fully functional training complex known as Crisis City is operated by Kansas Division of Emergency Management. This training facility is for local, state, and federal responders, Emergency Management professionals, public and private industry safety professionals, and military operations in support of civil authorities. In October […]
Safety is of utmost concern when conducting disaster training/exercises. A safety plan is being developed and will be shared will all participants. Code words for real emergencies will be identified, the buddy system will be implemented and medical help will be available/on stand-by. The safety plan will be provided as a part of your trainee […]