Purpose of a Disaster Animal Response Team To expand the skill set of Community Emergency Response Teams to be able to assist all animals (human and others) to survive any disaster. DART is Advanced CERT Training that focuses on: Animal Sheltering Animal Search and Rescue DART graduates can act as specialized support for Their own Community Emergency Response Team Their local Police Department and Fire District Contra Costa County Animal Services Through their local CERT Command DART graduates can respond to Mutual Aid requests No Animal (human or otherwise) Left Behind DART Training 04/07/10
DART Training 04/07/10 Purpose: To explain to participants the requirements for DART members.
DART Training 04/07/10 Basic FEMA courses needed to be able to work in the ICS / NIMS system
DART Training 04/07/10 Basic animal handling training
DART Training 04/07/10 Additional skills needed tro
"The sight of evacuees choosing between being rescued or remaining with their pets, perhaps even having to leave behind the trained and faithful helping animals that some people with disabilities rely on every day, was just heartbreaking," said representative Lantos in a press release on Sept. 22. 2005. "Our legislation will put an end to that."
The PETS Act was proposed by representatives Tom Lantos and Chris Shays.
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