http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/13 en IFAW Disaster Response team heads to the island of Dominica http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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">Oct 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="ifaw kelvin alie travels to home island dominica after hurricane maria" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/kelvin_alie_wildlife_rescue_dominica-ifaw_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 432px;" title="IFAW Executive Vice President Kelvin Alie travels to his home island of Dominica after the devastation of Hurricane Maria." />It has been an excruciating month for me since Hurricane Maria slammed my home island of Dominica. There was almost no information coming out in the first few days after the disaster. I couldn&rsquo;t reach my family.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles Dogs & Cats animal rescue disaster response Dominica hurricane maria IFAW imperial parrot parrot wildlife rescue Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:22:18 +0000 Kelvin Alie 112810 at http://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <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">Oct 20 2017</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="199" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Parrot_300px.jpg?1508530153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Turtles Dogs & Cats amazon parrot cats companion animals Diaster Response dogs Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:07 +0000 adintino 112782 at http://www.ifaw.org Animals from St John reunited with owners after months of separation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-st-john-reunited-owners-after-months-separation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/jennifer-gardner">Jennifer Gardner</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">Oct 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gzzlJeVzmbs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Happy tears streamed down Elsa Angel&rsquo;s face as she opened the crate and hugged her dog. They had been separated for over three months. Elsa was unable to return to her home on St. John after Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the island. It was a beautiful moment to watch, and I was proud to have been part of it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-st-john-reunited-owners-after-months-separation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats hurricane irma hurricane maria IFAW Nashua St. Johns USVI Virgin Islands Video Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:51:13 +0000 Jennifer Gardner 112745 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW donors visit Bejing Raptor Rescue Center http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-donors-visit-bejing-raptor-rescue-center <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/laurie-wilson">Laurie Wilson</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">Oct 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Adrien and Gary Amadeo and BRRC staff. " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/raptor_release_bbrc.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Adrien and Gary Amadeo and BRRC staff. " /></p> <p>IFAW supporters Adrien &amp; Gary Amadeo were traveling to China for humanitarian reasons &ndash; their own project to help children in impoverished rural schools.&nbsp; They decided to include their love of animals on their trip as well with a visit to IFAW&#39;s Bejing Raptor Rescue Center (BRRC).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-donors-visit-bejing-raptor-rescue-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors Beijing Raptor Rescue Center BRRC China IFAW raptor rescue Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:46:17 +0000 Laurie Wilson 112723 at http://www.ifaw.org Supporter-named orphan bears return to Russian wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporter-named-orphan-bears-return-russian-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Oct 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) plans to release 12 cubs&nbsp;in 4 regions - Pskov, Tver, Kirov region and the Komi Republic. Our supporters had the opportunity to name a few of these cubs, and here are some of their stories.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporter-named-orphan-bears-return-russian-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears IFAW Orphan Bear Rescue Center pippa poe russia tadeo Video Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:15:05 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 112712 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Disaster Response: Redeploying to the US Virgin Islands http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-redeploying-us-virgin-islands <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/seals/res-andreas-krebs">Res (Andreas) Krebs</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">Oct 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/JS7mpQzmX8k" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>IFAW Disaster Response teams have re-deployed to the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas, and are working to reunite lost animals with their owners who were forced to evacuate.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-redeploying-us-virgin-islands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats disaster response duck rescue hurricane irma hurricane maria USVI Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:04:08 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112671 at http://www.ifaw.org