News: Animals in disasters
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.
02 April 2015
After two weeks in Vanuatu, we have secured plans to protect up to 30,000 animals in the crucial next few months.
01 April 2015
Thanks to you, our disaster response team are always ready to deploy when needed, to help the animal victims of natural disasters.
27 March 2015
Our team has completed its initial assessment of animal needs in Vanuatu after treating livestock, cats and dogs on Epi Island – one of the worst hit islands by Tropical Cyclone Pam.
23 March 2015
We have been in Vanuatu for four days now, providing emergency care for animals throughout Efate Island. We have encountered dogs, cats, chickens, goats and much more in urgent need of attention.
20 March 2015
As our disaster response team addresses the needs of animals in Vanuatu, great steps forwards for animal protection have emerged from the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.