World Vets is the veterinary non-governmental organization (NGO) currently represented on two U.S. Navy led humanitarian aid missions: Pacific Partnership and Continuing Promise. These missions provide medical, dental and veterinary coverage to developing regions in the South Pacific and Central / South America, respectively. World Vets contributes veterinary manpower and skills to accomplish the mission`s objectives by organizing volunteer opportunities for veterinary professionals.
The goal of these missions is to strengthen alliances, improve upon the capacity to deliver humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and finally to improve security cooperation among partner nations.
World Vets veterinary teams live on-board a navy ship and provide veterinary services onshore. Our teams work alongside and in collaboration with US Army vets and technicians as well as animal health care professionals and local veterinarians in host nations.
Serves: South Pacific and South East Asia
World Vets Involvement since 2008
Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission designed to work by, with and through host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build partnerships and a collective ability to respond to natural disasters.
Serves: Caribbean, Central America, South America
World Vets Involvement since 2009
Continuing Promise is a humanitarian and civic assistance deployment program is composed of U.S. military personnel, partner nations’ forces and civilian relief volunteers that provide medical, dental and veterinary care, in addition to training for military personnel and valuable services to communities in need.