Core to IFAW’s work are the pillars ofrescue, rehabilitation and release of animals in the places they call home. Without concern for the welfare of every individual animal, our global conservation efforts to save wildlife populations and habitats from natural and human caused threats would be for naught.
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’t reach my family.
Pets Reunited with their Family After Hurricanes - YouTube
Happy tears streamed down Elsa Angel’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.
IFAW supporters Adrien & Gary Amadeo were traveling to China for humanitarian reasons – their own project to help children in impoverished rural schools. They decided to include their love of animals on their trip as well with a visit to IFAW's Bejing Raptor Rescue Center (BRRC).
This year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) plans to release 12 cubs 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.
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’s Animal Welfare, we assembled a team of veterinarians to rescue and treat animals injured in the quake.