Vision, Mission & Values
Vision: Our hope
- An animal-inclusive and disaster resilient New Zealand.
Purpose: Why Animal Evac New Zealand
- To address the significant animal welfare emergency management capability gap
- To protect disaster affected animals in partnership with the community
- To reduce the number animals killed or harmed from the impacts of disaster.
Mission: What we do
- Advocate for accountable and capable animal-inclusive emergency management laws
- Benchmark effectiveness of government animal emergency management frameworks
- Promote animal-inclusive hazard mitigation, emergency preparedness and recovery
- Support a One Rescue approach, mainstreaming animal disaster rescue as a core public safety function
- Promote training, conferences research, and professional development in animal disaster management
Values: How we do it
- We are the leading voice for all animals affected by disaster
- We act to do the right thing for the animals in a disaster management context
- We encourage animal inclusive community resilience
- We hold to account those with responsibilities to protect animals from disaster
- We inform our position and activities using best practice and scientific knowledge
- We do not advocate on non-disaster related animal welfare issues.