Caribbean News – The Displaced Animals Of The La Soufrière Volcano


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A dog watches a boat with people pull off from a jetty in Chateaubelair, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasNow.com image/Seymour Hinds)

News Americas, KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Mon. May 3, 2021: It’s been 10 days since the La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent erupted explosively. But the devastation from multiple explosive eruptions and earthquakes has taken its toll on residents from areas in the orange and red zones of the country, as well as the domestic animals who were abandoned are now left scrounging for food and a way to survive, especially in the Sandy Bay area that is in the red zone, and is one of the areas hardest hit by the disaster that begun on April 9, 2021.

Here are some of the many images of animals displaced as well by the volcano, as captured in Sandy Bay and Chateaubelair, St. Vincent, by News Americas News Network crew on the ground covering the disaster and its photographer, Seymour Hinds.

A dog sites among the ruins of a collapsed shed in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
Dogs kill and eat a chicken as they try to survive in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
A dog stays on guard in front of a damaged and desolate house in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
A starving cow tries to find grass amid the ash covered area of Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
An injured dog still wearing a collar in the ruins of Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
A lost cow in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
A dog eyes a cat in the ruins of Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
A stunned dog tries to find food amid the ash and destruction in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)
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A puppy scrounges around in the dry river area of SVG. (NewsAmericasNow.com image)
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Goats try to find food amid the ash all around in Chateaubelair, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasNow.com image/Seymour Hinds)
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A pig and her young family of piglets forage for food in the ash in Chateaubelair, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasNow.com image/Seymour Hinds)
A man feeds scraps to hungry dogs in Sandy Bay, St. Vincent. (NewsAmericasnow.com/Seymour Hinds)



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