Pennsylvania Sandy evacuees and their pets get a helping hand

Wed, 11/14/2012
Pennsylvania Sandy evacuees and their pets get a helping hand

Our wonderful International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Disaster Response team member Denise Bash reports from Pennsylvania on her week-long efforts to care for evacuated residents and their pets in Monroe County, PA.

Hurricane Sandy animal rescue stories from New Jersey

Sat, 11/03/2012
Two cats who were rescued during IFAW efforts in New Jersey.

Two cats who were rescued during IFAW efforts in New Jersey.I was worried last night at 2am when we pulled into New Jersey, worried that we would not be able to help all of the animals affected here by Hurricane Sandy.

So much devastation, so many tragedies were lining the streets today as we drove to the shore.

Hurricane Sandy: animal welfare Q&A from FEMA HQ

Thu, 11/01/2012
Image source: Wikipedia - cc. The Birkes on Flickr.com

This morning, I had a quick chat with my International Fund for Animal Welfare colleague Kelly Johnston based out of our DC Office. The last time I saw Kelly was in Louisiana and Mississippi during IFAW’s recent response to Hurricane Isaac. Now, she is at the NRCC where she is focused on animal rescue efforts on the biggest stage.