The latest news in our animals in disasters work
Climate Change: The silent terminator that could m...
Irregular changes in climate and extreme weather events are already affecting biodiversity across the globe. Sea levels are rising, and oceans are becoming warmer, which increases the frequency of cyclones. More prolonged, more intense droughts threaten crops, wildlife, and freshwater supplies. Our planet’s diversity of life is at risk because of the erratic climate. Climate change poses a fundamental threat to species, communities, and people’s livelihood.Learn more
Drought and Desertification
The 2019 World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification celebrates the 25 years of progress made by countries on sustainable land management. This year it is celebrated under the theme "Let's grow the future together" that encourages to look at the broad picture of the next 25 years where we will achieve land degradation neutrality.Learn more
Hurricane Season 2019: Uncertain Future for Over 7...
According to the World Veterinary Association, more than 70% of the world’s most impoverished communities depend on livestock for milk, meat, eggs and income.Learn 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
Making livestock central to disaster response in A...
Billions of animals affected by disasters could be protected following our recommendations at a conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, earlier this yearLearn more
Animal welfare at India's humanitarian summit
We recently attended the India Resilience Summit in New Delhi, to highlight the importance of including animals in humanitarian discussions and programmesLearn more
Animals suffer as volcano relentlessly erupts on V...
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 helpLearn more