On 17 January 1994, one of the costliest natural disasters in United States history struck southern California.
The Indian Ocean tsunami (tho caused by earth tectonics) showed how vulnerable the developing world is to massive natural disasters.
I would like to avoid catastrophic natural disasters at all cost.
The hurricane seasons of the 1990s brought to light how vulnerable pets are in the event of natural disasters.
Since that time, the committee has responded to other natural disasters and helps pet owners plan ahead for their evacuation strategy; this includes planning for their pets as well.