The Donkey Sanctuary reaches out to animals in need when disaster strikes, from floods and droughts to earthquakes and avalanches. Our charity has a dedicated Emergency and Disaster Team geared up to deal with donkeys directly affected by conflict or natural disasters.
We’ve all seen the terrible situation in Australia being faced by animals and humans alike. When we received an urgent request from a fellow sanctuary struggling to keep food in the troughs of rescued donkeys, we knew we had to help them face the drought left behind by the devastating Australian bushfires.
A sanctuary in Antigua was hit with crisis when a lengthy drought destroyed the fodder grazed on by its donkeys. Thankfully, The Donkey Sanctuary has provided a shipment of food for the donkeys in need.
When devastating floods hit Maharashtra State in India, thousands of donkeys were left in need of emergency care. Thankfully, The Donkey Sanctuary has funded a local charity to provide support to the disaster-stricken donkeys.
2,500 malnourished donkeys in Tanzania urgently need your help. Despite signs of the rains returning soon, the donkeys do not have enough food as plants are not growing.
The Donkey Sanctuary dispatched a team to Barbuda, one of the two major islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, to ensure the welfare of the island’s feral donkeys in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, The Donkey Sanctuary dispatched a team to Barbuda, one of the two major islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, to ensure the welfare of the island’s feral donkeys, which risk hindering the rebuilding efforts by straying onto the local airport runway.
An emergency team from Devon-based charity The Donkey Sanctuary arrived in Barbuda in the Caribbean yesterday (Monday 2 October) to help the feral donkey population on the island following Hurricane Irma. The donkeys currently risk hindering the rebuilding efforts by straying onto the local airport runway.
The Donkey Sanctuary and World Horse Welfare swung into action to provide essential food and support to hundreds of donkeys and horses left stranded following January’s earthquake and extraordinary snowfall in Abruzzo, Italy.