SPRING STORM SEASON NEARS
Kansas averages 56 tornadoes a year and May is the most active month! A Tornado is most likely to develop between the hours of 3pm and 9pm, but it can develop any time of the day or night. The average tornado moves Southeast to Northeast at 30 mph, but capable of moving in any direction remaining stationary or moving up to 70 mph . So, with the approaching spring storm season it may be time to ask yourself: Am I ready? Do I have a go-kit for my family? A go-kit for my pets? Do I have a pla Click here to get prepared!
KANSAS PREPAREDNESS SUMMIT
The Kansas State Animal Response Team partners with the Medical Reserve Corps, Kansas Citizen Corps, and Kansas Division of Emergency Management to provide the Kansas Preparedness Summit. This conference will offer two days of training for animal response team volunteers, veterinarians, human services and emergency management professionals and other volunteer organizations active in disasters. Mark your calendars to be in Wichita on Friday/Saturday, July 26-27, 2013. Click here to enroll. Click here to go to the conference page!
JOIN THE TEAM
YOU can get involved as a volunteer with a county or regional team in your community. Responder volunteers are needed, who are willing and able to train for disaster response. Community volunteers are needed to educate the public on personal preparedness that includes their pets, work events, raise funds, mentor new volunteers, speak to other organizations on behalf of your team and much more. Click here to apply.