Category Archives: Disaster
The Best Coping Mechanism Might Be Covered in Fur: Helping Children Understand the Newtown, CT Tragedy
Animals Key to Helping Kids Cope with Stress AS THE NEWS CONTINUES TO UNFOLD ABOUT THE TRAGEDY IN CONNECTICUT, American Humane Association stands ready to assist in any way it can. The facts in the case are still being uncovered, but we do know that this tragedy has left at least 20 of our most preciousRead More
Robin R. Ganzert, President and CEO of the American Humane Association, and a convoy of trucks delivered a 100,000 pounds of food and medicine last weekend during the Sandy Relief tour in New Jersey. Watch now as she takes a tour of the Humane Society of Atlantic County with Executive Director Steve Dash to seeRead More
After a week of separation following the flooding in Atlantic City caused by Hurricane Sandy, 15 year old Nick was finally reunited with his two lost cats, Maddy and Bella, thanks to the efforts of American Humane Association and the Humane Society of Atlantic City. Watch the videos below to find out more about Nick’sRead More
The Red Star team has deployed to Teterboro, NJ and began distributing the Whiskas and Pedigree yesterday morning at 9 a.m. from the Bergen County Shelter and Adoption Center, with the assistance of the Bergen County Department of Health Services. It was a great day with representatives from local shelters and rescues, as well as families in theRead More
As Training Manager for American Humane Association’s Red Star program it is my goal to have communities be prepared to handle their own disasters, support their neighboring communities and know when to call in outside resources; watching the predictions for Hurricane Sandy I wondered how the goals of the training program would play out. TheRead More
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