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10 Ways to Help Animals during a Disaster
Without an easy-to-execute plan, families are sometimes forced to choose between their own safety and the safety of their beloved animals.

Emergency help for Gaza’s vital working animals
While we currently believe the primary animal welfare need to be the treatment of working animals, vets working with PWLS will also administer first aid to injured dogs and cats that are presented to them.

Animal recovery continues in Myanmar
The WSPA DART team remains in Myanmar, delivering aid and working with the FAO and local people to improve the health of animals that survived Cyclone Nargis.

Haitian government requests WSPA aid
WSPA is leading the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) team, comprised of international animal welfare groups, in preparation for swift deployment following a request for immediate assistance from the government of Haiti.

Animal relief reaches Cuba
A second shipment of veterinary supplies and drugs reached Cuba yesterday, met by one of WSPA’s experienced vets. The extent of the damage may be what prompted the government to allow WSPA to mount the first ever disaster relief operation by an international animal welfare group within Cuba.

Animals Matter to Tiffani Thiessen and Audrey Landers
Their personal videos about why animals matter to them launched today at, where other celebrities – including Simon Cowell and Leona Lewis – have already endorsed an international recognition to end animal cruelty and support animal welfare.

A symbol of hope: protecting Myanmar’s animals
As one of the few international non-governmental organizations allowed to enter Myanmar in the weeks that followed, WSPA's team of vets was always destined to make a huge difference to the worst hit communities.

WSPA battles the elements
A WSPA assessment team has been sent in to the affected area and is working with its member society, Animales S.O.S, to assess the needs of surviving livestock and companion animals.

WSPA supporters help earn victory for sharks
Shark finning is an extremely cruel and inhumane practice in which fishermen catch sharks, cut off their fins and throw the still-living animals back into the water.

Mass vaccination of dogs essential
The decision made by the previous Administration to waste time and resources on culling, rather than mass vaccination of dogs, has failed to control the disease and caused considerable animal suffering.

WSPA Disaster Relief - UPDATE
WSPA uses its expertise and knowledge to react quickly to disasters all over the world. Communication is difficult due to power cuts, but to date assistance has not been needed for animals in the region.

Situation critical for Gaza's animals
The vets’ findings mirrored the anticipated acute animal first aid needs, with conflict-related injuries and wounds and lack of food and water causing the greatest and most immediate suffering.

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