News: Animals in disasters
18 October 2016
Assam State in India experiences tropical monsoons between April and October each year. This year however the rains were unusually heavy causing widespread flooding, devastating the area in late August and early September putting the lives of tens of thousands of animals at risk.
14 October 2016
Hurricane Matthew hit the southwestern coast of Haiti on Tuesday 4th October, leaving devastation in its wake in a mostly rural area of the impoverished country. The storm was the strongest Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade and the most powerful to hit Haiti in fifty two years.
10 October 2016
Thanks to your support, the future is looking brighter for people in Argentina’s Entre Rios Province. Just three months after World Animal Protection stepped into help animals affected by devastating floods which destroyed fields and crops in April of this year.
31 May 2016
Twenty two enthusiastic people employed by the Philippines Red Cross are busily helping communities protect their animals from disasters using training that you have made possible.
08 March 2016
Disaster Operations Manager Steven Clegg speaks about Mongolian animals' desperation as they try to make it through an incredibly harsh winter known as a dzud
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.