News: Animals in disasters
07 March 2016
When Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu in March last year, pigs, chickens, goats and cows were killed and injured in their thousands and their housing was completely destroyed.
05 February 2016
This Sunday marks the seventh anniversary of Australia’s national tragedy, the Black Saturday Bushfires of 2009.
04 February 2016
When Mascota City, Mexico, was hit with floods following Hurricane Patricia last year, your valued support meant that we were able to deploy trained vets and support staff at the first sign of threat. Since November our Disaster Response Team have been hard at work on the ground in Mascota City.
05 November 2015
Last week we deployed to Mascota City, Mexico where 3,000 animals were at risk. Here are some updates from the field about the animals we met and treated.
26 October 2015
Hurricane Patricia officially became a tropical storm after reaching the Pacific coast in Mexico, with gust winds of up to 340 Km/h.
08 September 2015
Tropical Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu on 13 March 2015 with an intensity unseen for 60 years affecting an estimated 399,000 livestock and thousands of companion animals.
01 July 2015
After two major earthquakes devastated Nepal in April and May this year, we have been on the ground working with local authorities to protect animals and their owners’ livelihoods.
13 May 2015
A second major earthquake has hit Nepal just two weeks after the biggest earthquake in 80 years left the country devastated and its animals in urgent need of attention.
27 April 2015
A team of our disaster response vets are preparing to deploy to Nepal to help animals who've been injured or left without shelter.
24 April 2015
As our immediate response to Cyclone Pam comes to an end, our disaster team is putting in place plans to protect hundreds of thousands of animals with the Vanuatu government.