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Disaster Preparedness

Get Help We’re always on standby to help animals during a disaster. Marin Humane has organized a countywide animal disaster plan in the event of a disaster or emergency. Together with the Marin County Office of Emergency Services, the American Red Cross, and other key agencies, we provide food, shelter, medication, and transportation for those …

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Be sure to include your pets in your disaster plan

include pets in disaster planning

Originally published in the Marin Independent Journal on Aug 24, 2020 We’ve had quite a summer, haven’t we? As if the pandemic wasn’t enough, Mother Nature also threw in an intense heat wave, rarely seen lightning storms and now, wildfires and heavy smoke throughout the region. Add rolling power outages to that and we’re all …

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Deployment During Disaster

November 8, 2018 seemed like any other day at Marin Humane. Representatives from different departments gathered in the morning to share brief updates and information about upcoming events with their colleagues. Then the alerts started to come in: fire had broken out in Butte County. No one could have predicted the extent of the devastation …

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Greetings from Volunteer Services! August 26, 2020

Greetings Volunteers, I don’t know about you, but for my family with the pandemic, rolling power outages, extreme weather conditions, and now the wildfires, a good disaster plan is top of our minds. While disasters can happen any time, we’re coming up on September, which is National Disaster Preparedness Month. It’s a good time to …

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No Animals Left Behind

At the end of October, Marin Humane was called on to assist neighboring communities in the wake of disaster and to care for the beloved pets of evacuees from the Kincade Fire. This disaster response had an even trickier side to it. As the fire grew, we transferred our adoption animals to other shelters in …

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