First response for animal disaster victims

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This project is located in United States and can also be found under Animals.

In August of 2011, we dispatched to Minot, N.D., to help animal victims displaced by flooding.
500 S Broadway St, Minot, ND 58701, USA
(48.23159, -101.29627)
In May and June of 2011, following devastating storms and flooding that ravaged entire communities in a dozen states, we provided rescue and sheltering to the animal victims.
276-370 Fulton St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
(35.15178, -90.05310)
In February of 2011, our Red Star team delivered hay to nearly 500 starving and sick horses outside of Billings, Mont.
330 Charlene St, Billings, Mt 59101, USA
(45.78185, -108.48283)
In March of 2011, we responded to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan by raising funds and sending aid.
Japan, Iwate Prefecture Ofunato
(39.12622, 141.94434)
In June 2012, a convoy of vehicles including the 82-foot-long Red Star Rescue vehicle dispatched to Colorado Springs for an emergency deployment of volunteers and supplies.
Chambers Trail, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, USA
(38.87559, -104.87630)
Our Red Star team searched for injured and displaced animals in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
400-498 Old Causeway Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
(34.72137, -76.67130)
The deadly tornado in Joplin, Mo., where we sheltered more than 1,300 homeless and displaced pets
1200-1298 Interstate 44 Business Loop, Joplin, MO 64801, USA
(37.08368, -94.50024)
The storms in the South, including Memphis, Tenn., where we rescued 50 helpless animals from floodwaters.
3-49 A.W. Willis Bridge, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
(35.15739, -90.05035)
The Souris River flooding in Minot, N.D., where we helped shelter and care for more than 300 displaced animals.
300-398 1st St SW, Minot, ND 58701, USA
(48.23297, -101.29490)
The path of destruction left by Hurricane Irene in North Carolina, where we searched for displaced or injured pets along the Pamlico River.
728 W Kitty Hawk Rd, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, USA
(36.06530, -75.70316)
And the terrible earthquake and tsunami in Japan that devastated and impacted huge areas and left thousands of people and pets homeless.
Japan, Fukushima Prefecture, Soma, Nakamura, Otesaki
(37.79644, 140.91945)

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Project Leader

Jessie Salpeter

Washington, DC United States

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Map of First response for animal disaster victims