Mariana HUMANITARIAN Mission

Bandeira BrasilDate: December 2015
Place: Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil

In response to the environmental tragedy caused by the breaking of a tails dam, causing the largest environmental disaster in Brazil, the Fraternity – Humanitarian Federation (FIHF) carried out this short-term mission to provide humanitarian assistance for the region.

The work focused on the organization and maintenance of a shelter for the rescue and care of the affected animals, located in the outskirts of the city of Mariana.


  • Organization and logistic support to the infrastructure of care and shelter of the animals
  • Organization of the stock of medical-veterinary supplies and food.
  • Rescue and aid of fauna, including large animals rescued from the places affected by the mud spill.
  • Treatment and monitoring of small animals.