Help us care for injured Australian wildlife impacted by bush fires

$4,630 donated
Given by 118 generous donors in around 3 months

Help us provide urgent support to the brave people rescuing and treating injured wildlife in Australia's bushfire impacted areas.

Auckland

Tragically, it has been estimated that over 1.25 billion animals have been killed across Australia in the horrific bushfires.

This includes thousands of koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and other iconic species being burnt alive. Many thousands more are injured and homeless.

WWF has partnered with wildlife rescue and care organisations in bushfire zones and is directing funds to respond to the emergency at scale. This includes:

Urgent care: supporting specialised veterinarians who are providing care and medical treatment to injured wildlife across Australia.

Food and water: providing starving wildlife with food and water in bushfire impacted regions.

Finding koalas: deploying koala detection dogs to bushfire sites to search for surviving koalas.

Supplies and triage: getting veterinary supplies to bushfire triage sites.

We urgently need your help to save these vulnerable animals, and when the fires have cleared, restore the forests they need to survive.

About us

WWF-New Zealand is part of the world's largest, most experienced independent conservation network.

We're working to restore and protect Aotearoa New Zealand's most precious wildlife and wild places.

Use of funds

Providing care and medical treatment to injured wildlife across Australia.

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AC
AC on 17 Apr 2020
$20
Joe
Joe on 15 Mar 2020
$300
Patrick
Good luck from Patrick & Chuffy in Canada
$50
Sylvia & Rory
Good luck guys!! Enjoy the ride!! Sylvia & Rory
$100

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This page was created on 28 Jan 2020 and closed on 28 Apr 2020.