May 15, 2000

By Dean J. Monti Posted May 1, 2000 Noah had his share of problems. Apart from the prospect of not having flood insurance, he had the arduous task of gathering a complementary pair of each of the animal species on his ark. If Noah were alive today, he'd have the added responsibilities of managing evacuation plans with the state and local government, contending with traffic jams exiting the major routes of the city, coordinating veterinary teams to assist in the safe transport and care of the animals, and talking to the news media. Issues of animal safety in a disaster have undoubtedly grown more complex, but one timeless message endures from Noah to generation next, that is, awareness and preparedness are paramount. One way to learn and imp ...
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