News: Animals in disasters
22 December 2018
For many Australians, bushfires and hot weather are a reality of the summer months. While some people have a disaster survival plan in place, they don’t always include their pets. This can result in losing valuable time and making last minute decisions when a disaster occurs.
30 November 2018
Earlier this year, a large earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, triggering a tsunami. We were the first animal welfare organisation on the ground to provide much needed aid to pets and farm animals.
09 October 2018
Our disaster response team is on Sulawesi island working hard to help farm animals and pets survive. The magnitude 7.5 earthquake triggered a tsunami which wrecked everything in its path
04 October 2018
Last Friday, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, triggering a tsunami that devastated everything in its path.
14 August 2018
The ongoing drought in New South Wales and Queensland is having a devastating impact on both farm animals and wildlife.
03 August 2018
We've rushed to rescue 16,000 dogs, cows, horses, cats and more, who’ve been left weak and injured by the disaster in the Limón region
05 July 2018
Helping a tiny puppy and saving horses from grazing on poison – read about the animals we've aided after the devastating eruption of Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) on June 3 near Guatemala City.
14 June 2018
Earlier this year, the vast and desolate Eastern Steppe of Mongolia experienced a natural disaster known as a “Black Dzud”; bringing with it extremely low temperatures and high winds for weeks on end. A dzud of this type occurs when a harsh winter follows a very dry summer.
08 June 2018
Cattle, pigs, horses and chickens are just some of the animals struggling to survive after Volcán de Fuego erupted in Guatemala on June 3. We’re providing emergency food, medication and shelter.
14 March 2018
When Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean in September 2017, many island countries were devastated and local populations were forced to leave their homes. In Barbuda, all residents were forced to evacuate the island and leave their animals behind.