From Compassion in World Farming
We have always known that Compassion’s supporters are amazing, and your response to the Gracia Del Mar disaster shows once again that when farm animals need urgent help, you are there to defend them.
We would like to thank everyone who took action on this issue. Within the first 40 hours of us alerting you to this situation over 40,000 emails were sent to Brazil, Egypt and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris. This response is truly astounding.
A final update…
We’re now able to bring you an explanation for, and the final outcome of, this tragedy. Reports we have received suggest that when the Gracia Del Mar livestock ship passed the Algerian Coast, en route from Brazil to Egypt, it passed through a snow storm and extremely cold weather. Many of the cattle could not withstand this severe…
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