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Rhode Island
Department of Environmental Management

Advice for animal owners
facing a disaster, such as a severe storm or emergency evacuation

Picture of storm cloud with lightning bolt

BEFORE
(e.g., at least 2-3 days before a hurricane arrives)
Where Can We Go?
Advice f
or pets
For livestock
For Horses
For birds and exotics
Pet Emergency Info Sheet
Equine Emergency Info Sheet

DURING
(e.g., within 1-2 days of predicted landfall of a hurricane)
Advice for pets
For livestock
For Horses
For birds and exotics

AFTER
(e.g., after a hurricane has passed)
Advice for pets
For Horses
Template for a lost pet flyer
Tips on coping with a lost pet

Drawing of children viewing storm

Graphic image of dog and cat

Free brochures:

Prepare Pets for RI Emergency
(RI DEM)
Caring for Animals
(FEMA)
Pets and Disaster Safety Checklist
(ARC)
Emergency Pet Preparedness
(ASPCA)
Saving the Whole Family
(AVMA)
Disaster Preparedness Brochures
(HSUS)

Help for Cities and Towns in Preparing for Emergency Animal Care (RI DEM)