Animal Response Team Updates
——————————————–Summary of Animal Response Efforts
Reno county emergency management initially activated animal response through the Reno county liaison (RL), of the South Central Regional Animal Response Team, to provide shelter and care for the displaced pets of Hutchinson residents in the Reno county wildfire evacuation area. Through emergency management, the RL requested […]
Animal Response Team Updates
Smallville Deployment Updates – TEST TEST TEST
Assessment team is on grounds
A location has been selected for the temporary animal shelter in the building next to the Red Cross shelter.
A shelter setup team will be deployed at noon today.
Updates will continue as they become available.
Team deployed for setup at […]
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…
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 […]
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 […]
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – Sept 25, 2016
“Pet safety is human safety,” said Jeannette Livingston, Sedgwick County Animal Response Team Board Chair. “Folks will not evacuate or folks will go back before it’s safe to save their pets.” Read more…
April 4, 2016 – The Sedgwick County Animal Response Team signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kansas Humane Society
The Sedgwick County Animal Response Team supports the Kansas Humane Society at a ribbon cutting ceremony that celebrated the installation of a generator to keep the power on at the Kansas Humane Society during a disaster. The […]
“It is exciting to see KHS working on disaster preparedness planning with the installation of the generator and the development of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team. The two organizations worked together during the Oaklawn tornado, but formalizing this partnership will serve to further improve animal disaster response.” – […]
What a great conference! Thanks to all who participated from attendees to speakers to sponsors. Volunteers were recognized, awards were given, preparedness tips shared, response training provided, the networking opportunities were amazing and the support was appreciated. The Kansas State Animal Response Team was proud to have hosted this event for animal response team volunteers […]
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 […]