Animal welfare should be part of disaster plans says WSPA | Pacific Beat

Animal welfare should be part of disaster plans says WSPA

Animal welfare should be part of disaster plans says WSPA

Updated 19 February 2013, 18:09 AEDT

Pacific nations should include animal welfare in their disaster management plans.

That's according to the World Society for the Protection of Animals, which has had a team in the tsunami affected area of Solomon Islands recently.

The organisation's Disaster Management Communications Manager, Scott Cantin, tells Bruce Hill that pets and livestock are very important in helping families recover from natural disasters.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: World Society for the Protection of Animals, Disaster Management Communications Manager, Scott Cantin

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