In pictures: hundreds of animals evacuated from shelters damaged by Hurricane Ida
While many Louisiana residents are still without power after the Category 4 hurricane in August, abandoned animals are also suffering.
Hurricane-battered animal shelters had to find new homes for their residents following damage from the catastrophic storm.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, volunteers from animal shelters in Louisiana and Mississippi partner with Rescue wings, a charity that evacuates pets from at-risk shelters in disaster areas.
As the United States grapples with the environmental impacts of hurricane Ida, the volunteers focused on rescuing our four-legged friends.
Founded in 2012, Rescue wings is a charitable organization dedicated to the air transport of animals from shelters in areas of environmental disasters.
Association founder Ric Browde told Euronews that in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida they moved 598 pets, including 396 dogs and 202 cats on four flights, with another flight scheduled for later. this week.
If you want to contribute to Rescue wingsis work you can do it here.