News: Disaster response team
15 March 2017
Many of the world’s farm animals are owned by women, and natural disasters affect farm animals more than any other. We spoke with our Africa disaster operations manager, Judy Kimaru, about gender, animals and disasters
07 March 2017
Goats, sheep, horses and cattle suffering in harsh winter weather known as a ‘dzud’ will get emergency help over the next few months
12 January 2017
Today (January 12 2017) marks seven years since a terrible earthquake hit Haiti
28 November 2016
Our disaster response team deployed to heavily affected regions on Friday (November 25), the day after the hurricane struck. We are providing emergency feed and veterinary care for cattle, pigs, dogs and cats
26 October 2016
Our disaster response team is on its way to the Philippines, after two typhoons hit last week
24 April 2016
Six provinces have declared a state of emergency after being hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Thousands of animals are likely to need our help.
04 November 2015
Last week we deployed to Mascota City, Mexico where 3,000 animals were at risk. Here are some updates from the field about the animals we met and treated.
27 October 2015
On Saturday we deployed to Mexico to help pet owners, livestock owners and animals get back on their feet after the impact of Hurricane Patricia. But there’s still work to do: our disaster team is out there treating and feeding dogs, horses, cows, chickens and other animals caught in the aftermath.
23 October 2015
We are working with animal owners in Kenya to prepare for the strongest El Niño weather patterns in over 15 years.
01 July 2015
After two major earthquakes devastated Nepal in April and May this year, we have been on the ground working with local authorities to protect animals and their owners’ livelihoods.