Photo 1 (L): © Brazil Defense Ministry Photos 2&3 (TR/BR): Dogs trapped on roof and debris in Eldorado do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil © AFP via Getty Images

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Photo 1 (L): © Brazil Defense Ministry Photos 2&3 (TR/BR): Dogs trapped on roof and debris in Eldorado do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil © AFP via Getty Images

Devastating flooding in Brazil’s southernmost state, Rio Grande do Sul, since 29 April has left over 120 people dead and forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate.

The IFAW-supported team from Tamanduás Institute, has arrived in Rio Grande do Sul to give emergency support to local animal search and rescue efforts in the hardest-hit communities. But the situation is one of uncertainty and fear. Floodwaters are still rising in some areas. Every day brings new reports of water and power shortages.

Through our support to Tamanduás Institute, we are giving an emergency grant to the Pantanal Technical Animal Rescue Group GRETAP. The grant will help mobilise their animal search and rescue in the area and veterinary first responders on the ground.

How can my donation make a difference?

  • £20 could help transport an animal to safety
  • £50 could purchase veterinary supplies like fluids and supplements
  • £75 could help treat an injured animal saved from treacherous floodwaters
  • £100 could help towards the cost of search and rescue efforts ensuring that no animal gets left behind

Every second counts, and we need your support. Please rush a lifesaving gift to help animals in Brazil and around the world.

IFAW helps animals and their families impacted by disasters worldwide. We have decades of disaster response experience, so our teams and partners are expertly equipped to help animals and people in even the most dire emergencies.

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