News: Disaster response team
16 March 2015
Our disaster response team is on its way to Vanuatu to help animals in need after Cyclone Pam, one of the biggest storms to ever hit the island, swept through last week.
21 December 2014
As our disaster response team finished their assessment of the conditions for animals on Fogo Island, they were able to provide aid for nearly 1,000 more animals.
18 December 2014
In the wake of devastating volcanic eruptions, our disaster response team has carried out its assessment of Fogo island’s animals, providing care and treatment where they could.
16 December 2014
After Typhoon Hagupit hit the Philippines and volcanic eruptions decimated Fogo Island in Cabo Verde, our disaster response teams have been deployed in full force to protect animals.
25 April 2014
Dr. Juan Carlos Murillo deploys at a moment’s notice from his hub in Central America to travel to war zones, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes, providing veterinary care to thousands of animals affected by disasters.
22 April 2014
In November 2013, our Disaster Response team were filmed by the BBC in the Philippines, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. The hour-long documentary aired on the 28th April.
14 March 2014
At the start of the year, our team was deployed to the site of an erupting volcano in Indonesia, to provide emergency support for livestock. This month they returned to the disaster area to see how the animals they had helped were getting on.
13 January 2014
Today marks four years since the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010. Just 72 hours after the event, our Disaster Operations Director for the Americas Gerardo Huertas was deployed to Haiti.