WSPA part of massive response to communities left devastated by Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

15. November 2013
By | Source: WSPA - Animals in Disasters Blog

We’ve nearly finished our rapid assessment of Cebu and Bantayan Islands and have linked up with municipal governments and veterinarians at each stop to make sure our work supports the larger humanitarian effort all around us. We’ve been very encouraged by the reception we received from Neil Sanchez, the coordinator of relief efforts for Cebu Province. One mayor, in San Remigio the honourable Mariano Martinez, told us that animals were not part of the needs they’d identified, but after speaking with us, he recognized how the well-being of animals is tied to the wellbeing of the people, both in this…

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