The Latest from the Humane Society's Efforts in Japan

Having completed their impact assessments, provided crucial training and support to Japanese responders, and helped to foster a unified command approach, the first group of Humane Society International (HSI) disaster responders are coming home after two weeks in the field in Japan and another week in the Philippines preparing for their mission.

HSI is in a position to do more good in Japan in the weeks and months to come. They plan to continue their work with Japanese organizations to provide expertise, in-kind support and financial assistance for the continuing challenges posed by the disaster.

HSI’s next set of priorities include the refinement of a unified command for recovery work; a calculation of animal numbers at temporary, permanent, and co-sheltering facilities; and a comprehensive assessment of near- and long-term needs.

Read more at the Humane Society International website