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26 Nov 2017 description
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  • En México, 66% de las mujeres han sufrido al menos un incidente de violencia emocional, económica, física, sexual o discriminación a lo largo de su vida.

  • En México, 6 de cada 10 agresiones ocurridas en la calle en contra de las mujeres son de tipo sexual.

  • Más de siete decesos femeninos con presunción de homicidio ocurren cada día en el país.

25 Nov 2017 description
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· The Minister of Education informed they already received the required budget (USD1.5 billion) to repair or reconstruct approximately 16,000 schools. (Source: SEP. 16 Nov)

11 Nov 2017 description
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  • Reports from the Office of the President show an updated number of 184,000 households, 175 health facilities and 16,000 schools damaged by the 7 and 19 September earthquakes. Reconstruction has started in 4,000 schools, which means that 75% of severely damaged schools are yet to start demolition and rebuilding. More than 73,000 families in Chiapas and Oaxaca have received support for house reconstruction. (Source: Presidency. 7 November)

25 Oct 2017 description
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Ciudad de México, 25 de octubre de 2017 – UNICEF, el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia, informó el día de hoy sobre el progreso alcanzado en la implementación de su plan de respuesta ante los terremotos que azotaron a México el pasado mes de septiembre.

20 Oct 2017 description
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  • El Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia reitera la importancia de colocar a la niñez en el centro de la recuperación y destinar el presupuesto necesario para garantizar que sus derechos a educación, salud y a estar bien, se cumplan.

  • No debemos olvidar que todavía hay muchos niños y niñas con necesidad de ayuda psico emocional y espacios seguros porque han perdido sus casas y escuelas.

20 Oct 2017 description
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I. A MONTH IN REVIEW WHAT HAS HAPPENED?

On 7 and 19 September, 2017 Mexico was struck by two earthquakes of 8.2 and 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, respectively. The five main affected states were: Oaxaca, Chiapas, Mexico City, Puebla and Morelos. An estimated 7 million children live in these 5 states.

14 Oct 2017 description
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  • The Ministry of Finance has confirmed the activation of the $150M Catastrophic Bonus by the World Bank, which will be transferred to the National Disaster Fund (FONDEN), for health, education and roads infrastructure/reconstruction purposes. The fund is approved following verifications conducted by the US Geological Survey. (Source: SHCP, 10 Oct)

11 Oct 2017 description
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  • Este año, UNICEF destaca a nivel mundial la necesidad de empoderar a las niñas ante situaciones de emergencias y crisis.

  • El 59% de la población menor de 18 años que vive en las entidades más afectadas por los sismos son niñas.

07 Oct 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Search and rescue activities are now concluded. Government efforts are focused on reconstruction and continued response to the affected populations.

  • Final data reports 369 deaths, including 10 foreigners. Out of 228 deaths in Mexico City, 29 were children. (Source: Protección Civil. Oct.4)

  • 4 million students from 10 affected states will be temporary relocated in other schools. (Source: SEP).

30 Sep 2017 description
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  • Siete millones de niños viven en zonas en necesidad de inversión para la reconstrucción.

  • Salud, educación y vivienda para las familias afectadas deben ser prioridad para la inversión.

  • Daños a infraestructura educativa podrían ascender a más de 13 mil millones de pesos (Gobierno Federal).

30 Sep 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Government efforts are focusing on reconstruction and continued response to the affected populations. Oaxaca and Chiapas have finalized survey of damages and losses. People in these states will receive electronic cash for house reconstruction or purchase of construction materials.(Source: Presidencia de la República.27.09)

  • The two earthquakes have resulted in 12,931 schools damaged in 9 states, of which 600 are severely damaged. (Source: SEP. 27.09)

29 Sep 2017 description
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• Seven million children live in areas in need of financial investment towards reconstruction
• Health, education and family housing must be prioritised for investment
• Damage to education infrastructure could be as high as US $716M

29 Sep 2017 description
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29 de septiembre, 2017 — El Fondo de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF) hizo este viernes un llamamiento a dar prioridad a las necesidades de los niños afectados por los devastadores terremotos que sacudieron el centro y sur de México a mediados de septiembre.

“Nosotros, desde UNICEF, hacemos un llamamiento para que los niños estén en el corazón de la inversión privada y pública después de los demoledores terremotos del 7 y 19 de septiembre”, dijo el portavoz de UNICEF, Christophe Boulierac.

28 Sep 2017 description
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Thalía, la Embajadora de UNICEF en México subraya la necesidad de “curar” las heridas psicológicas de los niños.

NUEVA YORK/PANAMÁ, 27 de septiembre de 2017 – UNICEF ha escalado su respuesta humanitaria en América Latina y el Caribe para ayudar a los niños y las familias afectadas por la serie de desastres naturales que han arrasado con varios países de la región.

27 Sep 2017 description
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La respuesta inicial de la organización se enfocará en recuperación emocional a través de “Espacios Amigables para la Infancia”, distribución de suministros escolares y capacitación para docentes.

Ciudad de México, 26 de septiembre de 2017 – UNICEF anunció hoy que sus acciones de asistencia humanitaria en las zonas afectadas por los terremotos del 7 y del 19 de septiembre pasados podrían beneficiar a 60,000 niños, niñas y adolescentes, principalmente en términos de un pronto y seguro regreso a clases y de apoyo psico-social.

27 Sep 2017 description
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UNICEF Mexico Ambassador Thalia highlights need to ‘heal’ children’s psychological wounds

NEW YORK/PANAMA CITY, 27 September 2017 – UNICEF has scaled up its humanitarian response in Latin America and the Caribbean to help children and families affected by the series of natural disasters that have devastated countries in the region.

26 Sep 2017 description
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Highlights

  • To date, both earthquakes have resulted to 407 casualties, 190,000 buildings and 10,000 schools damaged in 8 states. (Source: Reforma.24.09 and El Financiero 25.09)

  • The Ministry of Education has announced an 8 step plan for a gradual return to school. All public schools need to be officially certified for safety conditions in the buildings to reopen.

  • The Ministry of Education has announced UNICEF’s support in schools to help students deal with their fear or trauma. (El Financiero 25.09)

24 Sep 2017 description
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  • As of 22 September, total number of deaths is 302 in Mexico City (142), Morelos (97), Puebla (43), State of Mexico (13) and Guerrero (6). (Source: Animal Politico)

  • 2,247 schools affected in: Mexico City (240), Puebla (934), Tlaxcala (260), State of Mexico (600), Morelos (48), Guerrero (93) and Hidalgo (72). 5,092 schools affected by 7 and 19 September earthquakes. (Source: SEP).

  • Classes are suspended in Mexico City, Puebla and Morelos until 25 September

24 Sep 2017 description
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More than 5,000 schools damaged or destroyed by September quakes

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK, 23 September 2017 – Nearly 5,100 schools have been damaged or destroyed in Mexico following two powerful earthquakes that struck less than two weeks apart, threatening access to education for thousands of children – UNICEF said today.

Some seven million children live in areas affected by the earthquakes on September 8 and September 19.