News: Animals in disasters
21 December 2018
Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. Having the right information is key to understanding hazards and managing risks for you and your pets.
30 November 2018
On September 28, a large earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, triggering a three-metre 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.
08 August 2018
This International Cat Day, we’re reflecting on a few of the ways you’ve “purrsonally” helped cats in need.
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.
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.
09 March 2018
We recently returned from a monitoring and evaluation visit, something we build into every relief effort to ensure that funds are being used toward the help and care of animals.