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Mission

To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people. Continue reading about EMI's Mission...

Calif., April 28, 2012 -- Betty lives in a coastal area and made sure a pet life jacket was included in her owners' emergency supply kit. FEMA photo - Photo by Carolyn Deming - Apr 27, 2012
How prepared is your pet?

5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Pet

If you are like millions of animal owners nationwide, your pet is an important member of your household. Unfortunately, animals are also affected by disaster. The likelihood that you and your animals will survive an emergency such as a fire, flood, or tornado depends largely on emergency planning done today.

Here are five easy ways to prepare your pet for an emergency:

  1. Identify a shelter
  2. Pack a pet kit
  3. Update your pet's ID
  4. Protect your pet during a disaster
  5. Keep an eye on your pet after an emergency
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