http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/13 en IFAW Disaster Response: earthquake in Mexico http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-earthquake-mexico <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/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">Sep 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As soon as we had heard of the terrible earthquake in Mexico City, our team in Playa del Carmen knew we had to respond. Together with our partner Coco&rsquo;s Animal Welfare, we assembled a team of veterinarians to rescue and treat animals injured in the quake.</p> <h1> <strong>Arrival </strong></h1> <p><strong><img alt="IFAW responds in the aftermath of earthquake in Mexico" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/mexico_earthquake_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-earthquake-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats aeromexico cocos animal welfare disaster response Earthquake IFAW Mexico mexico city playa del carmen state of morelos Video Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:28:41 +0000 Erika Flores 112620 at http://www.ifaw.org Hearts are heavy as IFAW Disaster Teams are evacuated in the face of Hurricane Maria http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hearts-are-heavy-ifaw-disaster-teams-are-evacuated-face-hurricane-maria <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/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">Sep 18 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Devastation in the wake of Hurricane Irma" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/hurricane_irma_5.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hearts-are-heavy-ifaw-disaster-teams-are-evacuated-face-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue antigua barbuda Humane Society hurricane irma IFAW st. john st. thomas Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:19:35 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 112562 at http://www.ifaw.org A sweet reunification during IFAW wildlife assessments in Barbuda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sweet-reunification-during-ifaw-wildlife-assessments-barbuda <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">Sep 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Barbuda Environment officer Alexander Desuza dog after hurricane irma" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ifaw_responds_hurricane_irma_barbuda_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 376px;" title="Barbuda Environment officer Alexander Desuza's dog greets him as he arrives at his home to bring fresh food to her." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sweet-reunification-during-ifaw-wildlife-assessments-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal rescue barbuda caribbean disaster response dog hurricane hurricane irma Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:54:15 +0000 Jennifer Gardner 112546 at http://www.ifaw.org US Coast Guard helps IFAW deliver aid for animals on St. John http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john <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">Sep 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The US Coast Guard helps IFAW's Disaster Response teams access the islands affected by Hurricane Irma." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ifaw_responds_hurricane_irma_usvi_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />It&rsquo;s my first time deploying with IFAW&rsquo;s Disaster Response team, and it has been an eye-opening experience. The team was sent to the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas to assess the impact of Hurricane Irma, and to inform the relevant authorities of what is needed to recover from the devastation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:32:25 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112540 at http://www.ifaw.org Hurricane Irma Disaster Response team assess damage to wildlife populations on Barbuda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda <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/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">Sep 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="destruction in the aftermath of hurricane irma on the island of barbuda" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/hurricane_irma_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Hurricane Irma tore across the island of Barbuda, leaving destruction in her wake and forcing 1,600 people to evacuate. Our disaster response team was contacted by Antigua and Barbuda&#39;s Ministry of the Environment to assess&nbsp;wildlife and the destruction of habitats. Reports of the destruction and impact have been made, however, little is known about how Irma has impacted wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles antigua barbuda disaster response hurricane irma IFAW wildlife rescue Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:45:28 +0000 Erika Flores 112534 at http://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath <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">Sep 14 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="169" title="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath " alt="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma af" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/hurricane_irma_ifaw_140_0.jpg?1505396474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>After the island of Barbuda was left almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Irma&rsquo;s winds and rain, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) sent their team of disaster response experts to the island nation as recovery efforts begin to pull the community back together.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue barbuda caribbean disaster response hurricane hurricane irma st. john St. Martin st. thomas Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:42:26 +0000 adintino 112516 at http://www.ifaw.org