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Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Please note that:

Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

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GOWRS Partner Organisations

Meet the GOWRS Partners


Founded in Brazil in 2010, Aiuká has national and international experience in managing and rehabilitating oiled wildlife. Aiuká has two facilities fully adapted and licensed to care for wildlife affected by oil spills and other types of environmental emergencies.

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Focus Wildlife

Focus Wildlife is an international emergency response contractor providing leading-edge oiled wildlife response and preparedness services to government, industry and NGOs. 

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International Bird Rescue

Since 1971, International Bird Rescue has been at the forefront of wildlife preparedness, response, rehabilitation, and release management and maintains wildlife care centres in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as a spill response centre in Alaska.

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PRO Bird

PRO Bird is a coalition of German animal and environmental protection organizations, offering professional rehabilitation of oiled birds at home and abroad. 

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Oiled Wildlife Care Network

The OWCN is a Network of trained wildlife care providers, academic and scientific institutions, and regulatory agencies managed by UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine to provide comprehensive oiled wildlife preparedness and response services for California, as well as nationally and globally.

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The world's oldest and largest animal welfare charity, with the primary focus of rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming or releasing animals across England and Wales. 

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SANCCOB rescues, rehabilitates and releases oiled, injured and abandoned seabirds in southern Africa; the NGO contributes to research that benefits seabirds, educates the public and promotes best practice to industry and other stakeholders.

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Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research

Tri-State rehabilitates injured and orphaned wild birds and contaminated wildlife on the East Coast of North America and promotes their stewardship through education and research.

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Wildbase, Massey University

Attached to Massey University, Wildbase Hospital is New Zealand's only dedicated wildlife hospital. At the forefront of veterinary care of New Zealand’s native birds. 

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Wildlife Rescue Centre Ostend

The Wildlife Rescue Centre, Ostend, cares for and rehabilitates wild animals and engages in informing and raising awareness about nature and the environment. 

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