Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team
The Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team (PASART) was created through a private-public partnership to serve as a unifying network of organizations, businesses, federal, state, county and local government agencies, and individuals that supports the prevention, preparedness, response and recovery for emergencies affecting animals. Because disaster response needs to happen at a local level, PASART builds County Animal Response Teams (CARTs) across the state. County coordinators are selected to lead the development of county teams consisting of volunteers who will respond to emergencies at the local level.
Goals of PASART
– To facilitate a rapid, coordinated, and effective response to any emergency affecting animals;
– To decrease the health and safety threat to humans and animals;
– To minimize the economic impact of emergencies affecting animals; and
– To prevent or decrease the spread of disease during emergencies affecting animals.
To learn more, go to: www.pasart.us