The latest news in our animals in disasters work
Are animals in disasters being ignored?
What do people in government and ostriches have in common? For many animal owners the answer is pretending to ignore the impending threat.Learn more
Working with the Costa Rican Red Cross to help ani...
We concluded a three-day training workshop on protecting animals in disasters for 25 members of the Costa Rican Red Cross at their headquarters in San José during the first week of march.Learn more
The economic impact of disasters: the role of anim...
As part of its “Sendai Seven” Campaign in 2018, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction released a report to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13 October.Learn more
Animals in Disaster Risk Reduction
For more than 50 years, World Animal Protection has done everything possible to save animals that are at risk when a disaster occurs, protecting the lives of animals and people who depend on them.Learn more
How can animal owners get ready to protect animal...
With climate change, disasters are less predictable and extreme weather is becoming more intense. Animal owners need to implement adequate measures to ensure their animals are safe, productive and healthy when disasters occur.Learn more
Costa Rica: un modelo a replicar en la atención d...
En 2015, el Marco de Sendai sentó las bases para exhortar a que gobiernos de todo el mundo incluyan en sus planes de emergencia los medios de vida de las personas, incluyendo el salvaguardar a los animales.Learn more
Animals still in urgent need after Indonesia earth...
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 pathLearn more
Thousands of animals suffering after intense Costa...
We rush to rescue 16,000 dogs, cows, horses, cats and more, who’ve been left weak and injured by the disaster in the Limón regionLearn more
Protecting animals from natural disasters before t...
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 ownersLearn more
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.Learn more