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Here is a list I received from Dr. Mike Tewes who is in charge of Animal Health in Belmopan.

Emergency Plan (disaster) - Animal Health

Effects of hurricane on animals

1. Death by drowning
2. Displacement to higher grounds or to other areas that are dry.
3. Crowning of animals as they are placed in temporary pastures
4. Malnutrition : feed deficiency and poor quality pastures
5. Diseases:

- blackleg : as a result of flood
- foot - rot: as a result of wet, muddy conditions
- respiratory disease: from, crowding stress of transportation
- diarrhoea: from poor quality feed , intestinal parasites

veterinary medications to deal with above effects:

antibiotics
tetracycline LA
75 x 500 ml

penicillin LA
100 x 250 ml

baytril
125 x 100 ml

vaccines
blackleg
10000 doses

leptospirosis
5000 doses

anaesthetics
euthanasia
25 x 500 ml

xylazine (100mg/kg)
20 x 100 ml

acepromazine
10 x 100 ml

abthelminthics
ivomec 1%
200 x 100 ml

ors
blulite
10 boxes

vitamins
b complex
24 x 100 ml

ade
24 x 100 ml

mineral salts
mineral blocks
1000

urea molasses blocks
9000 x 50 lb

medical
syringes
50 x100 (20 ml)
25 x 100 (10 ml)
25 x 100 (5 ml)
25 x 100 (3 ml)

needles
50 x 100 (18 g)
50 x 100 (22 g)

gloves
25 x 100

biohazard bags
1000 asst sizes

disinfectant
7 x 1 gal

chest kits
10

cold chain
coolers
15 assorted sizes

ice packs
100 gel packs

surgical
hemostats, scissors, needle holders, etc
Assorted sutures

assorted needles

assorted equipment

dart gun 3

dog catcher 8

pig snare 8

thermometers 40

stethoscopes 10

x-ray portable 2

protective clothing coveralls,boots,raingear
20 coveralls
10 pair boots
10 raincoats


This is a complete assessment....any of these items would be appreciated.
Dr. Tewes will take these items and distribute then throughtout the country as needed.

Please address packages to:

Belize Hurricane Relief Fund
c/o Dr. Mike Tewes
Belize Agricultural Health Authority
Belmopan, Belize
Central America

Please make sure the return address is on the package also in case it gets lost.

Email is: [email protected]
Please send Attn: Dr. Mike Tewes in the subject line.

If you are sending donations....please email him and let him know it is coming so he can watch for it.

Thanks!

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Posted by Ministry of Agriculture on Oct-13-00 5:25pm from 206.96.54.17


Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperative

Small farmers to benefit from DFC loan

13 October, 2000 - Belmopan
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives is pleased to
announce that it has successfully negotiated a soft loan package with
the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) for small farmers who were
affected by Hurricane Keith.

The total amount is one million dollars to be provided as soft loans as
part of the Rehabilitation efforts of the Ministry.

The loans will be channeled through recommendations from the Ministry
and interested farmers are asked to contact their local District
Agricultural Office. Approval for these monies will only be given after
DFC has received a comprehensive assessment of damages from the Ministryverifying that the applicant is a bona-fide farmer who was affected bythe hurricane and that there is need for assistance to rehabilitatelosses suffered.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives and DFC promise
to quickly process all genuine requests that meet the criteria
mentioned.

This message was sent to you via the Government of Belize Website: http://www.belize.gov.bz

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Posted by Belize Ministry of Agriculture on Oct-13-00 5:13pm from 206.96.54.17


Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperative

Livestock farmers benefit from assistance

13 October, 2000 - Belmopan
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives in conjunction
with the Belize Livestock Producers' Association is providing assistance to livestock farmers of the Belize District.

The farmers are being supplied with chopped sugarcane and grass for the cattle in the areas of Biscayne and Crooked Tree. In Crooked Tree due to the floods, the truck only reaches a certain distance and then the supplies are transported via boats and skiffs.

This assistance being rendered by the Ministry of Agriculture will
continue as long as is necessary and demanded by the farmers of the
hurricane affected areas.

Livestock farmers of the other affected districts can receive assistance by contacting the District Agriculture Officers at the following telephone numbers:

Orange Walk - 03-22149
Corozal - 04-22297
Cayo - 092-2079
Belize - 02-77492

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