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Az Animal Emergency Response ( 2473 )

Profile:
1) Jurisdiction of the MRC State of Arizona including liaison into the Federal lands with in its borders. 2) Mission and Purpose Organziation of responses to help in the health and safety concerns for animals in disaster in order to provide aid in the mitigation, response and recovery to emergencies for human needs. 3) Goals A. To spread the understanding that emergencies start little. The more prepared we are, the easier to handle the bigger events. B. To provide support to local authorities in the areas of training, mitigation, response and recovery. C. To provide mentoring support in areas of health, safety and environmental risk management. D. To aid in training and resources for emergency response until local response can once again handle their needs.

Community/Jurisdiction Served:

Arizona
Apache County , Cochise County , Coconino County , Gila County , Graham County , Greenlee County , La Paz County , Maricopa County , Mohave County , Navajo County , Pima County , Pinal County , Santa Cruz County , Yavapai County , Yuma County

Jurisdiction Notes :
Where animals are supported in disaster within a county, we offer aid to help with shift relief and and gaps a county or city may have.

Sponsoring Organization:
Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry

DateEstablished:
2/22/2012

Unit Information:
610 E. Bell Rd
Suite 2-271
Phoenix, AZ 85022

Contact Information:
Cynthia Anderson
610 E. Bell Rd
Suite 2-271
(602) 909-7153
Phoenix, AZ 85022

Unit Volunteers (98 Total) :
Volunteer Type Count
Physicians 0
Physician Assistants 0
Nurse Practitioners 0
Nurses 0
Pharmacists 0
Dentists 0
Veterinarians 5
Mental Health Professionals 0
EMS Professionals 0
Respiratory Therapists 0
Other Public Health/Medical 23
Non-Public Health/Non-Medical 70

Recent Activities:

3/30/2014 - 3/30/2014
One of our Partners, BBYO is a teen movement bringing together thousands of Jewish teens from all over the globe, all types of Jewish backgrounds, and all types of interests. BBYO is teen-led, it is a break from family, school and athletics to a place where you have a say! Unbelievable opportunities to socialize, lead your peers, volunteer in the community, and participate in activism to do a food drive and help re-bag the food for Hopefest, 4/5/14 where we will prepare for 20,000 people at Chase Field. http://cityserveaz.com/hopefest/

3/29/2014 - 3/29/2014
Seventh Annual Ahwatukee Dog Show at Ahwatukee Park, 4700 E. Warner Road Phoenix Az for informational booth resulted in three pet food/item drives and a lead on emergency supply trucks to add to our emergency responses in NE, NW, and SW Arizona.

3/27/2014 - 3/27/2014
Maricopa County Health Department conducted a table topic on pandemics which allowed us to consider response under these conditions which included disease spread, continuity of business and service options.

3/27/2014 - 3/27/2014
Maricopa County Health Department conducted a table topic on pandemics which allowed us to consider response under these conditions which included disease spread, continuity of business and service options.

3/23/2014 - 3/23/2014
Information table for Paws Around the Fountain, 12925 N.Saguaro Blvd Fountain Hills 85268 for disaster preparedness for human and pets as well as volunteer activities from 9am to 4pm.