REACT 6257 Disaster Animal Response Team (RDART)

OUR Mission
REACT 6257 Disaster Animal Response Team is part of Johnston County REACT Team 6257 which works with other emergency services, and other public and private disaster relief organizations to provide emergency assistance including search & rescue, emergency transport, shelter, and veterinary care to animals involved in all types of disasters.
Our mission is to provide relief and recovery for displaced pets and their people 24/7, and to ensure that ALL family members are taken care of during and after a disaster in their home.

Our Objectives

To provide emergency services to animals displaced by disaster situations, including fires, flooding, gas leaks, building collapses, hurricanes, etc. and to keep families together
To impart education on best practices and guidelines concerning responsible pet care including the importance of veterinary care, training, exercise, socialization, and companionship
To promote community awareness of fire prevention and emergency preparedness guidelines to include pets
To uphold accountability and maintain a presence in communities and keep our supporters informed