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Are animals in disasters being ignored?
27.03.2019

What do people in government and ostriches have in common? For many animal owners the answer is pretending to ignore the impending threat.

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Working with the Costa Rican Red Cross to help ani...
27.03.2019

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.

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We move Guatemala to save animals from disasters
27.03.2019

We have moved the Guatemala government to include animals in their national disaster response plans.

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The economic impact of disasters: the role of anim...
13.12.2018

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.

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Legal Framework for Animal Protection in Disasters...
03.12.2018

Costa Rica has developed a legal framework that incorporates the protection of animals in disasters.

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Animals in Disaster Risk Reduction
22.11.2018

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.

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How can animal owners get ready to protect animal...
16.11.2018

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.

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Costa Rica: un modelo a replicar en la atención d...
02.11.2018

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.

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Animals still in urgent need after Indonesia earth...
10.10.2018

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

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Thousands of animals suffering after intense Costa...
02.08.2018

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 region

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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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