Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/press/rss.xml/124/13 en IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international- <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">May 31 2018</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="350" height="234" title="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare" alt="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health" src="/sites/default/files/_DSC0082%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Coalition for Animal Welfare (ICFAW) has announced the adoption by OIE Member Countries of a cooperation agreement between the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and ICFAW. This agreement will further advance this close working partnership to help improve animal welfare globally through the effective implementation of OIE animal welfare standards and guidelines.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats agreement Animal welfare animals biodiversity disease outbreak ecosystem health ICFAW IFAW livelihood Livestock NGOs OIE people population veterinarians wildlife trade Thu, 31 May 2018 05:58:30 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113591 at https://www.ifaw.org Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National Park for Rehabilitation https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/six-orphaned-asian-elephant-calves-hand-raised-cwrc-moved-manas-national-park-rehabilitation <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">Mar 21 2018</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="181" title="Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National Park for Rehabilitation " alt="Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National" src="/sites/default/files/CWRC-Elephant%2BFeeding_300px_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Six orphaned female elephant calves that had been hand-raised at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation &ndash; CWRC; the wildlife rescue, treatment and rehabilitation facility jointly run by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Assam Forest Department &ndash; were translocated this morning to Manas National Park, where they will be acclimatised and eventually rehabilitated back to the wild. .</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/six-orphaned-asian-elephant-calves-hand-raised-cwrc-moved-manas-national-park-rehabilitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants CWRC elepahnts Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park translocation Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:29:20 +0000 adintino 113359 at https://www.ifaw.org Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild <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">Jan 9 2018</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="200" title="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" alt="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" src="/sites/default/files/Rhino_wti_translocated_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Three female rhino calves rescued from monsoon floods that devastated Kaziranga National Park in 2016 and hand-raised at the IFAW-WTI Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) were translocated to Manas National Park for eventual rehabilitation into the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos CWRC Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park rhino rhino calves WTI Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:50:40 +0000 adintino 113099 at https://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/africa/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" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/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="https://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="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/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 https://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath https://www.ifaw.org/africa/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" 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="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/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="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/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 https://www.ifaw.org Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Manas National Park Gives Birth to Second Calf in the Wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-rhino-rehabilitated-ifaw-wti-and-assam-forest-department-manas-national-park-gives-birt <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 5 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" title="Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Manas National Park Gives Birth to Second Calf in the Wild" alt="Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Man" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Rhino_300px_2.jpg?1504630362" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&lsquo;Jamuna&rsquo;, a female rhino that had been rehabilitated into the wild by the <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW),</a> Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the Assam Forest Department in 2010, has given birth to her second calf in Manas National Park, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this morning.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-rhino-rehabilitated-ifaw-wti-and-assam-forest-department-manas-national-park-gives-birt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Rhinos rhino rhino calf second wild rhino calf WTI Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:47:41 +0000 adintino 112458 at https://www.ifaw.org