TITLE

PET PROTECTION BILL COULD SAVE HUMAN LIVES

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Emergency Preparedness News;Jun2009, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the bill in the U.S. Congress that protects pets and service animals of families during emergency. Accordingly, the bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA) to help states and local governments creating emergency plans that take into considerations the pets of disaster victims. It cites a survey showing that 50 or 60 people are unwilling to evacuate during emergency without bringing with them their pets.
ACCESSION #
43046564

 

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