Blog Entries Tagged as disaster

  • Oct
  • 26

Will Your Animal Companions Be Protected in a Disaster?

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The looming threat of Hurricane Sandy to much of East Coast should all of us–no matter where we live–how critical is it to prepare to for disasters that may put the animals who share our lives at risk. It’s vitally important to know what would happen if a hurricane, fire, tornado, earthquake, flood, or other natural or …

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  • Oct
  • 15

Hurricane Refugees: Where Are They Now?

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When natural disasters strike around the globe , rescuers from PETA and its international affiliates travel straight into the hardest-hit areas to rescue animals who have been displaced, abandoned, or lost. We recently caught up with three dogs who had happy endings thanks to those brave souls.

Sporty’s elderly guardian tried everything he could to stay with his dog during Hurricane Katrina, including …

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  • May
  • 6

Letting It In

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People are fascinated by disasters. Whether it’s a wrecked car on the freeway, a flood, or a terrorist attack, we are horrified and grief-stricken—but we can’t stop staring. Remember how all of us were glued to the television screen in the days after the triple disasters in Japan?

This fascination is strongest with disasters that we feel personally …

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  • Mar
  • 29

Don’t Forget Your Best Friends When Disaster Hits

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PETA Asia-Pacific senior campaigner Ashley Fruno recently returned from animal rescue work in some of the most devastated regions of Japan, and below, she shares some of her experiences, as well as advice on protecting animals when disaster strikes your own community, with PETA Prime.

After PETA Asia-Pacific learned about the devastation left in the wake of …

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  • Mar
  • 12

PETA Asia-Pacific to Aid Tsunami Victims

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For the latest on PETA Asia-Pacific’s rescue efforts in Japan, click here .

The ferocious tsunami in Japan, caused by one of the largest earthquakes on record, surged several miles inland and claimed the lives of hundreds of people and countless animals. PETA Asia-Pacific is sending staffers to some of the hardest-hit areas along the eastern coast to offer aid. You …

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