News: Animals in disasters
17 May 2017
Animal welfare laws in Australia are failing, and the Productivity Commission believes Australian animals need a national champion. The government should follow its advice.
22 April 2017
As the climate changes, disasters strike more intensely and more often. Animals are killed in the millions from lack of food and water, disease outbreaks, or unending heat and drought. Unlike us, they cannot do anything about it.
22 April 2017
Gerardo Huertas (international Director of Disaster Management, World Animal Protection) has been working in our Disasters programme area for 35 years.
08 March 2017
Goats, sheep, horses and cattle suffering in harsh winter weather known as a ‘dzud’ will get emergency help over the next few months
20 February 2017
Bolivia's Andean plateau has been affected by severe drought. Tens of thousands of animals have died and many crops have been lost.
01 February 2017
In 2016, there were many wins for animals because of your support.
30 January 2017
Our disaster response team based in Bangkok has been busy responding to floods in the southern Thai province of Phatthalung.
12 January 2017
Today marks the seven-year anniversary since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Although it lasted less than a minute, it was unprecedented in its scale of devastation.
28 November 2016
Our disaster response team deployed to heavily affected regions on Friday (November 25), the day after the hurricane struck. We are providing emergency feed and veterinary care for cattle, pigs, dogs and cats
25 November 2016
A new UN agreement on disaster risk reduction gives animals increased prominence, and recognizes them as integral to people’s livelihoods