5,000 cattle dead due to cold and snow in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestock Alert

The Deputy Minister of Civil Defense, Carlos Bru, reported that at least 5,000 heads of camelid livestock died in La Paz, Oruro and Potosí due to snowfall last weekend. 25 municipalities of the country were affected by inclement weather.

In Cochabamba, the situation of the different municipalities is still being assessed, he added. However, the head of the Risk Management Unit of the Government, Óscar Soriano, said that the crops of some 20 municipalities were affected by snowfall.

Courtesy of eju.tv


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