News: Animals in disasters
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.
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.
30 January 2017
Our disaster response team based in Bangkok has been busy responding to floods in the southern Thai province of Phatthalung.
12 January 2017
Today marks the seven-year anniversary since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Although it lasted less than a minute, it was unprecedented in its scale of devastation.
28 November 2016
Our disaster response team deployed to heavily affected regions on Friday (November 25), the day after the hurricane struck. We are providing emergency feed and veterinary care for cattle, pigs, dogs and cats
26 October 2016
Our disaster response team is on its way to the Philippines, after two typhoons hit last week.
25 October 2016
Hurricane Matthew has left people and animals in Haiti desperate for help. Still reeling from the devastation caused by the earthquake in January 2010, the farming communities in the southwest have been particularly hard hit.
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.