News: Animals in disasters
April 28 2017
With each disaster, we meet animals that stand out and whose stories seem to represent all of the animals suffering, hungry, homeless and scared.
April 19 2017
Gerardo Huertas discusses our work around the world and the impact climate change has on animals in disaster situations.
March 28 2017
Tens of thousands of animals that were saved from the severe flooding affecting Assam in 2016 are thriving again thanks to hard work and our supporters.
March 10 2017
Goats, sheep, horses and cattle suffering in harsh winter weather known as a ‘dzud’ will get emergency help over the next few months
March 08 2017
Many of the world’s farm animals are owned by women, and natural disasters affect farm animals more than any other. On International Women’s Day (8 March), we spoke with our Africa Disaster Operations Manager, Judy Kimaru, about gender, animals and disasters.
February 16 2017
Bolivia's Andean plateau has been affected by severe drought. Tens of thousands of animals have died and many crops have been lost. We're providing minerals, vitamins and seeds, which will produce enough feed to help over 30,000 animals through our Disaster Liaison Officer, Dr. Einstein Tejada.
January 30 2017
Our disaster response team based in Bangkok has been busy responding to floods in the southern Thai province of Phatthalung.
January 12 2017
January 12, 2017 marks the seven-year anniversary since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Lasting less than a minute, it was unprecedented in its magnitude and scale of devastation.
January 12 2017
My first memories of the Haiti earthquake are of the airport. Like the country it served, the airport was in a state of chaos. Giant cargo planes were unloading vehicles and emergency relief for people and no one seemed in charge.
January 11 2017
Las Pumas Sanctuary is struggling to feed its animals in the wake of Hurricane Otto's destruction; World Animal Protection is intervening to help