The care and protection of pets from COVID-19 and in family, community and local risk management and emergency plans

Online
Panama
Panama
Cuidado de Mascotas
Organizer
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
World Animal Protection
Event language(s)
English

The care and protection of pets from COVID-19 and in family, community and local risk management and emergency plans

 

Context:

This webinar provides information and recommendations on pets at risk and in preparedness and emergency plans.

  • Welcome words and introduction to the panelists with a brief review of their profile (8 min)
  • The connection of this pandemic with the exploitation of wildlife (5 min)
  • Pets in the context of disaster risk management: inclusion in emergency preparedness and response plans under a multi-hazard approach (10 min)
  • Pets in the COVID-19 situation: pets and how they are affected or contagious (epidemiological knowledge of contagion so far, of isolated cases and their interpretation worldwide) (12 min); care and recommendations for quarantine/isolation scenarios, health of both owners and pets (15 min); planning for another event during the pandemic that requires evacuations, shelters, care (10 min)
  • Questions and answers (20 min)
  • Conclusions and recommendations (10 min)
  • Closure

Panelists:

Juan Carlos Murillo (MV Doctor) and Gerardo Huertas (M.Sc. Biology & HR)

 

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