News: Animals in disasters
15 February 2015
As the fourth anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake sadly approaches (22 February 2011) we are urging New Zealand pet owners to plan for their pets in a disaster now, with the launch of a new free online resource: protectyourpet.org.nz.
16 December 2014
After Typhoon Hagupit hit the Philippines and volcanic eruptions decimated Fogo Island in Cabo Verde, our disaster response teams have been deployed in full force to protect animals.
08 November 2014
On the anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, we've made a special video to update you on the thousands of animals and people you have enabled us to help in the Philippines over the past year
22 October 2014
On October 23rd we will be co-hosting an event with the IFRC titled: 'The role of animals as a sustainable solution in humanitarian and development programmes'
29 September 2014
When disasters strike, the impact is devastating for animals and the communities that depend on them.
05 September 2014
We've launched a new interactive archive, with photos, videos and statistics from our 50 years of disaster response work
11 August 2014
Every day is different for Scott Cantin. As our Disaster Communications Manager, he’s ready to go anywhere disaster strikes in the Asia Pacific at a moment’s notice.
25 April 2014
Dr. Juan Carlos Murillo deploys at a moment’s notice from his hub in Central America to travel to war zones, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes, providing veterinary care to thousands of animals affected by disasters.
22 April 2014
In November 2013, our Disaster Response team were filmed by the BBC in the Philippines, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. The hour-long documentary aired on the 28th April.
13 January 2014
Marking four years since the catastrophic events that followed Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake