Wildlife Rescue - AustraliaAustralia has one of the highest mammal extinction rates in the world
Parts of Western Australia are experiencing catastrophic flooding which has completely cut off towns and communities in the Kimberley region. Ex-tropical Cyclone Ellie caused intense rainfall in the region leading to the floods which have been described as the state’s worst on record. The full extent of the impact on our wildlife won’t be known for weeks after the floodwaters subside but wildlife rescuers and groups are expecting to see an influx of displaced, injured and orphaned wildlife.
Through IFAW’s global animal rescue network—we have thousands of strategically located partners, experts, and authorities across almost every continent allowing us to respond immediately when the call comes in.
Thanks to our longstanding work in Australia, we are able to carry out needs assessments in impacted areas and are in communication with key wildlife groups and response agencies to ensure assistance is provided where needed.
Your support can help us prepare and provide immediate aid whenever needed.
IFAW is providing critical support to local group Derby Native Wildlife to help with their ongoing rescue efforts. This has included providing vital resources for the treatment and care of flood-impacted wildlife. We are on stand-by to bolster our support in the coming days and weeks as we anticipate an influx of animals needing immediate assistance once roads re-open.
Stay tuned for more updates.
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