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21 Aug 2007 description
report Mercy Corps

In the immediate hours after Hurricane Dean's landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Mercy Corps is preparing to rush relief to families taking shelter from still-fearsome winds and torrential rains.

We're accepting donations and partnering with Washington D.C.-based Partners of the Americas to respond to survivors' needs.

"We've seen the incredible needs in the immediate aftermath of such a strong hurricane," said Susan Romanski, Mercy Corps' director of disaster risk reduction, noting that in recent years the agency has shipped relief to survivors …

20 Aug 2007 description
report Mercy Corps

Category 5 hurricane surging toward YucatanPeninsula

PORTLAND, Ore - As Hurricane Dean threatens to make landfall in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula tonight, the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps is preparing to rush relief to families in the path of the storm.