2,500 cattle dead due to intense drought in Machareti, Bolivia
The intense drought in the municipality of Machareti, in the Chaco Chuquisaqueno, already caused the death of 2,500 heads of cattle, as well as damage to crops, said Mayor Eduviges Chambaye.
According to data provided by the burgomaster, 90% of corn production has been lost by natural phenomena.
The lack of water affected more than 1,500 families, of which at least 800 are dedicated to livestock to survive in this town, reported radio network ERBOL Aclo.
The mayor said that they are required of 15 tankers to assist residents with the liquid element. At the moment only it boasts eight trucks of this type.
Courtesy of erbol.com.bo