http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/13 en IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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">Tue, 05/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal rescue team assesses animal needs in Nepal http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-rescue-team-assesses-animal-needs-nepal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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, 05/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3Rc7rSLhKgE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The IFAW Animal Rescue Disaster Response Team arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal on Friday, May 1. From the air, the team could see the vast destruction on the outskirts of the popular tourist destination.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;We were all thinking the same thing; we need to reach those areas. </strong></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" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Rc7rSLhKgE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Rc7rSLhKgE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rc7rSLhKgE"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-3Rc7rSLhKgE_2.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-rescue-team-assesses-animal-needs-nepal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats companion disaster dogs Earthquake Livestock Nepal Video Mon, 04 May 2015 17:20:29 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 103890 at http://www.ifaw.org Why taking care of animals in Nepal, or any disaster, matters http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/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="/united-kingdom/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/united-kingdom/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 21:28:14 +0000 Azzedine Downes 103876 at http://www.ifaw.org Helping sea lions in crisis in California http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/helping-sea-lions-crisis-california <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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, 05/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Sea lions at Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) in Orange County, California. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_28_15_sealions2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 424px;" title="Sea lions at Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) in Orange County, California. " />California sea lions are stranding at an alarming rate. This year, more than 2,500 of these intelligent marine animals have come aground--20 times more than previous years!</p> <p>Why is this happening?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/helping-sea-lions-crisis-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Seals California fish hungry lack of food rescue sea lion Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:12:16 +0000 Kristen Pachett 103820 at http://www.ifaw.org Surviving Nepal's earthquake, a first hand account http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/surviving-nepals-earthquake-first-hand-account <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/2459">Michael Booth</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, 05/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Several lodges and houses were damaged but luckily the resident dogs and yaks are faring well." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_1_15_nepal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Several lodges and houses were damaged but luckily the resident dogs and yaks are faring well." />As a member of IFAW&#39;s Disaster response team for almost a decade now, I&#39;ve been fortunate to help animals and people in need in the aftermath of the world&#39;s biggest disasters like the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China or the one in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 201</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/surviving-nepals-earthquake-first-hand-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue companion animals disaster Earthquake Livestock Nepal rubble Fri, 01 May 2015 14:38:26 +0000 Michael Booth 103865 at http://www.ifaw.org SLIDESHOW: Bear cubs in Russia get the spa treatment http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/slideshow-bear-cubs-russia-get-spa-treatment <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/mila-danilova">Mila Danilova</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, 04/30/2015</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=72157649952729113&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>In the wild, the mother bear constantly cares for her cubs&rsquo; hygiene, licking them when they are near her tongue.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/slideshow-bear-cubs-russia-get-spa-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears adorable bath cute fluffy russia washing Slideshow Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:14:55 +0000 Mila Danilova 103856 at http://www.ifaw.org