3008, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Update

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Photo- Doug Gross (Patch Staff)
Updated August 29, 2017 11:51 am 
Update 08/30/2017
KS SART is closely watching the animal response situation in Texas following Hurricane Harvey and is ready to offer assistance IF REQUESTED!    Of utmost importance is that NO ONE SELF-DEPLOY!
The nature of disasters is “hurry up and wait”.  Texas is skilled at dealing with disasters […]

2908, 2017

Hurricane Harvey

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Photo: Tiele Dockens
Trained Kansas Animal Response volunteers have been notified and given the opportunity to respond under one of our national animal response partners as animal sheltering volunteers.  Some Kansas animal response volunteers are also involved in the hurricane response through remote liaison and resource coordination efforts to support a partner response agency out of […]

2107, 2017

Shelter From The Storm: Train-The-Trainer

By |July 21st, 2017|Featured, News|Comments Off on Shelter From The Storm: Train-The-Trainer

A huge thanks goes to the Florida State Animal Response Coalition for conducting a train-the-trainer workshop in Kansas.  “Shelter From The Storm” will be added as the second level to the Kansas animal response training program.    For a train-the-trainer workshop you need volunteers and a big thanks goes to the 20 animal response team volunteers who accepted the […]

2107, 2017

VIP Professional: Kansas State Animal Response Team

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With tragedies, sometimes there are silver linings. When an EF-5 tornado hit Greensburg 10 years ago, a large number of animals were displaced when 95 percent of the Kansas town was destroyed. Sadly, not many of the pets were reunited with their owners.   That disaster brought to fruition, however, an idea that had been considered […]

1804, 2017

ASPCA Grant Awarded 2017

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Midwestern States Receive $85,000 from ASPCA to Help Animals During Disasters
 

The Kansas State Animal Response team received $11,500 toward the purchase of a CAMET for the South East Regional Animal Response Team.  Tami Johnson, the SE regional team liaison, put in the time and effort to research, write and submit the grant.  Tami worked with […]

2801, 2017

2016 Christen Skaer Leadership Award Recepient

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Congratulations Jennifer Burns, the 2016 recipient of the Christen Skaer Leadership Award recognizing outstanding leadership in animal response team volunteers! Thank you to all the animal response team volunteers!  Read more about Jennifer…

 

1012, 2016

Operation Holiday 2016

By |December 10th, 2016|Featured, News, Other Animal Stories, SCART|Comments Off on Operation Holiday 2016

Again this year, the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team is partnering with Inter-Faith Ministries and Skaer Veterinary Clinic to provide pet food to those in need this holiday season! Last year, we supplied over 1,500 bags of pet food and expect the need to be greater this year!   Monetary donations are being requested so […]

610, 2016

KS SART & KDEM

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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 […]

101, 2016

2016 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

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The Kansas State Animal Response Team is pleased to accept two grants from the ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Program again in 2016.   The first project the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has provided funding for is the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise scheduled for October 2016 at Crisis City.  This will […]

101, 2016

2015 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

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Several animal response teams in Kansas were awarded grant funding through the ASPCA in 2015.  These grants encourage animal disaster preparedness and response development in five midwestern states, including Kansas.  Awards in Kansas included funding for response equipment, funding to continue the state Unit Coordinator role and funding to host the annual state training conference, […]