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UN pledges support to animals in disasters
20.03.2015

As our disaster response team addresses the needs of animals in Vanuatu, great steps forward for animal protection have emerged from the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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Protecting animals from natural disasters before t...
17.06.2018

It’s not enough to respond only after a disaster has struck. This International Day for Disaster Reduction (October 13), our disasters project manager highlights the importance of proactively protecting animals and animal owners

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Protecting animals from natural disasters before t...
17.06.2018

It’s not enough to respond only after a disaster has struck. This International Day for Disaster Reduction (October 13), our disasters project manager highlights the importance of proactively protecting animals and animal owners

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Ministries of agriculture and civil defenses join ...
11.06.2018

We hosted a regional meeting to analyse how disasters affect livelihoods

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Racing to save animals after deadly Guatemala volc...
08.06.2018

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Helping thousands of animals after floods and land...
06.06.2018

Helping thousands of animals after floods and landslides hit Sri Lanka

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Mongolia Dzud
30.05.2018

Mongolia is facing a third consecutive year of severe drought and harsh “dzud” winter conditions. World Animal Protection and the Mongolian Red Cross Society delivered immediate relief (mineral blocks, milk replacement powder, vitamins) to 1,000 households caring for the animals with the highest mortality risk.

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Governments must commit to protecting animals in d...
25.05.2018

Protecting animals in disasters is critical to reducing suffering, and safeguarding food security and livelihoods

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Making livestock central to disaster response in A...
05.04.2018

Billions of animals affected by disasters could be protected following our recommendations at a conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, earlier this year

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Animal welfare at India's humanitarian summit
12.03.2018

​​​​We recently attended the India Resilience Summit in New Delhi, to highlight the importance of including animals in humanitarian discussions and programmes

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Caring for more than 8,000 animals after Cyclone A...
13.02.2018

Cyclone Ava: we’re caring for more than 8,000 wild animals, pets and farm animals in Madagascar

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Animals in need after Philippines's Mayon Volcano ...
31.01.2018

Rescuing burnt and injured animals in the Philippines after Mayon Volcano eruption

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Animals suffer as volcano relentlessly erupts on V...
30.01.2018

Our disaster response team has rushed to Ambae Island in Vanuatu, east of Australia. Tens of thousands of pets and farm animals are afraid, and facing death and illness due to an endlessly erupting volcano and descending volcanic ash. They’re in dire need of our help

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Just as animals begin to recover from Hurricane Ir...
20.09.2017

Just as animals begin to recover from Hurricane Irma, new disaster approaches

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