http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/14 en Why taking care of animals in Nepal, or any disaster, matters http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/why-taking-care-animals-nepal-or-any-disaster-matters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sun, 05/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Baby boy Sonit Awal was rescued 22 hours after <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NepalEarthquake?src=hash" target="_blank">#NepalEarthquake</a> <a href="http://t.co/R7t3Xjepzc">http://t.co/R7t3Xjepzc</a> <a href="http://t.co/TNVGNEMbCu">pic.twitter.com/TNVGNEMbCu</a></p> <p> &mdash; BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/593763503288283136">April 30, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The death toll is staggering.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/why-taking-care-animals-nepal-or-any-disaster-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats companion animals disaster dogs Earthquake Katmandu Livestock Nepal yak Fri, 01 May 2015 21:32:25 +0000 Azzedine Downes 103878 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals Issue 21 http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/world-animals-iss-3 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-woa-link"> <div class="field-label">World Of Animals Book Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa21/woa_za/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa21/woa_za/index.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World of Animals Issue 21</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Tigers Dogs & Cats Tigers cats dogs tigers World of Animals World of Animals Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:12:55 +0000 rbartlett 103840 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Animal rescuers share experiences responding to Chile floods http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-animal-rescuers-share-experiences-responding-chile-floods <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/erika-flores">Erika Flores</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 04/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KQ9PMZ7KwY0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This month I joined IFAW&rsquo;s efforts to provide relief for thousands of animals stricken by the historic floods and mudslides in Northern Chile.</p> <p><strong>Tragically, many animals were caught by the flood and died.</strong></p> <p>But others are still with their families and they are for the most part able to feed them because dog and cat food is readily available at the moment.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" 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href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-animal-rescuers-share-experiences-responding-chile-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats chile dogs floods Livestock natural disaster Video Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:43:05 +0000 Erika Flores 103834 at http://www.ifaw.org Disaster relief team readies to assess and help animals in Nepal http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-relief-team-readies-assess-and-help-animals-nepal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 04/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One local animal rescue organization, Mankind for Animals Nepal (MFA), has requested IFAW support for rescue, disaster management, relief, and communications to spread their messages on keeping animals healthy, safe and secure in light of the disaster.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-relief-team-readies-assess-and-help-animals-nepal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats buddist climb Earthquake Everest Kathmandu Lukla monks Nepal Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:54:06 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 103795 at http://www.ifaw.org SLIDESHOW: Kiki’s pups get spayed and neutered http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slideshow-kiki%E2%80%99s-pups-get-spayed-and-neutered <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/ellie-milano">Ellie Milano</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 04/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157652056849496&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slideshow-kiki%E2%80%99s-pups-get-spayed-and-neutered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cute growing up Kiki neuter pet adoption puppies spay Slideshow Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:59:33 +0000 Ellie Milano 103714 at http://www.ifaw.org Justice still sought for Lily, dog buried alive in Cape Town http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/justice-still-sought-lily-dog-buried-alive-cape-town <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 04/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="height: 0px; overflow: hidden; padding-bottom: 61%; position: relative;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157651717567429&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="left: 0px; top: 0px; width: 100%; height: 100%; position: absolute;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/justice-still-sought-lily-dog-buried-alive-cape-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa buried alive Cape Town dog justice lily rescue Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:41:50 +0000 Christina Pretorius 103729 at http://www.ifaw.org