News: Animals in disasters
16 August 2017
Recent torrential rains and an overflowing reservoir have inundated the northeastern Thailand province of Sakonnakhon, with farmers are struggling to keep themselves and their animals alive as they cope with the area’s worst floods in forty-three years.
08 August 2017
Cats have been our companions for centuries and more than three million are loved in homes across Australia.
01 August 2017
Hundreds of thousands of animals including cows, buffalo, goats, pigs, chickens, dogs and cats are fighting for their lives in Nepal and India, after devastating floods struck this month
13 June 2017
Thanks to you, our disaster response team delivered emergency nutrition packs to animals in Mongolia – in the areas where the dzud had left devastation of the largest scale
07 June 2017
We’re distributing emergency vet kits for farm animals and pets suffering in Sri Lanka. Assisting these animals will also help protect the livelihoods of thousands of people who desperately need healthy animals to survive
22 April 2017
Gerardo Huertas (international Director of Disaster Management, World Animal Protection) has been working in our Disasters programme area for 35 years.
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.
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.
14 February 2017
For many Australians, bushfires and hot weather are a reality of the summer months.