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Identifying risks and reducing and mitigating a disaster’s effects start with a well-written, all-hazards plan for sheltering in place and/or evacuating. Here are some keys to remember.Read More
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Last fall, Hayley Dieckmann and the UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team treated horses and other animals displaced by the Camp Fire. Here’s a look at what she experienced.Read More