World Society for the Protection of Animals

Disaster preparedness saves lives - Cyclone Phailin

Last week, a category 5 cyclone was predicted to devastate India's eastern coastline. Tragically lives were lost, but the death toll was far lower than expected. Find out why disaster preparedness may have helped prevent more devastation in our latest blog:

"In disasters, there are few dream scenarios. Yet when you think of what could have happened this week in India when the once-Category 5 Cyclone Phailin hit the heavily populated and low-lying eastern coast, it is a living, breathing example of what we promote at WSPA: preparedness. When you are prepared for disasters, they don’t do nearly as much damage..."Read on now.

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