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18 Oct 2017 description
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Ciudad de México, 18 de octubre de 2017.

Más de 226.000 niñas y niños mexicanos siguen durmiendo en las calles o en albergues un mes después del segundo terremoto que afectó a México. Save the Children alerta de que esta situación expone a la infancia a altos niveles de desprotección que podrían derivar en situaciones de abuso, violencia o explotación.

09 Oct 2017 description
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Una vez que los niños han interrumpido su educación tienen un 30% menos de posibilidades de volver al colegio.

Ciudad de México, 6 de octubre de 2017. Alrededor de 5,3 millones de niños mexicanos no han podido regresar a las aulas tras los fuertes terremotos que sacudieron el país el pasado mes de septiembre, según alerta Save the Children. Esto es especialmente preocupante ya que, según el Banco Mundial, en México, una vez que los niños se ven obligados a abandonar la escuela tienen un 30% menos de probabilidades de seguir con su educación.

01 Oct 2017 description
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BHANU BHATNAGAR

Six-year-old Pablo’s face lights up when I tell him we’re going to run a painting workshop in his village and he’s invited. His mother says he’s been withdrawn and quiet since the earthquake on 19th September, when their lives were turned upside down. But drawing, it seems, is Pablo’s way of dealing with things.

27 Sep 2017 description
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Ciudad de México, 26 de septiembre de 2017. Miles de niñas, niños y adolescentes y sus familias están viviendo fuera de sus hogares debido a que sus casas colapsaron totalmente, están dañadas o simplemente temen por la llegada de otros terremotos.

26 Sep 2017 description
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Cientos de niñas y niños mexicanos han pasado de nuevo otra noche al aire libre, en campamentos improvisados, refugios o en la calle, al no poder regresar a casa por los terremotos y réplicas que está sufriendo el país desde las últimas semanas. El último sismo, de magnitud 6,1, se produjo el sábado en el estado sureño de Oaxaca. Con este nuevo temblor, los edificios que ya habían sido dañados por los terremotos anteriores (el 7 de septiembre en Oaxaca y el 19 de septiembre en Puebla) corren mayor riesgo de colapso.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Hundreds of children are spending another night out in the open, in makeshift camps and shelters or in the street, too scared to return home for fear of another tremor.

Sunday, 24 September 2017 - 12:29pm

This widespread panic follows the latest 6.1 magnitude quake in the southern state of Oaxaca on Saturday morning, the third in just over two weeks. Buildings already damaged by two previous quakes (on September 7 in Oaxaca and September 19 in Puebla/Morelos) are at increased risk of collapsing following the latest tremor.

23 Sep 2017 description
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Hundreds of children are sleeping rough on the streets of Mexico City as residents try to get to grips with the destruction brought on by this week’s earthquake.

Makeshift tent cities have sprung up across the city, and children are being forced to spend the night in the open with little more than cardboard and plastic tarpaulins to protect them from the elements, with heavy showers battering the city overnight and further thunderstorms forecast for this weekend.

22 Sep 2017 description
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Al menos un centenar de estudiantes podrían haberse quedado atrapados después del derrumbe de su colegio en la Ciudad de México. Dos escuelas se han derrumbado por el terremoto de magnitud 7.1 que ha destruido parte de la capital mexicana. El equipo de Save the Children en Ciudad de México ha comprobado cómo miles de personas han perdido sus hogares y actualmente están alojados en refugios. “Los mexicanos han mostrado una enorme solidaridad. Los voluntarios están trayendo agua, comida, ropa y máscaras para el polvo.

21 Sep 2017 description
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The fate of up to five children still trapped under the rubble in a Mexico City school, following yesterday’s powerful earthquake, is growing more desperate by the hour.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 11:55pm

Efforts are under way to pull one young girl from underneath the ruins, where more than 20 children are already confirmed to have died, but local authorities and rescue efforts are overwhelmed due to the sheer scale of the destruction.

The death toll in the country stands at more than 200 and is expected to rise further in the coming hours.

12 Sep 2017 description
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El pasado 7 de septiembre de 2017, México sufrió un terremoto de 8.2 grados en escala de Richter, uno de los más potentes de su historia.

Hasta el momento los canales oficiales reportan afectaciones a más de 2.5 millones de mexicanos y más de 90 decesos, la gran mayoría en el estado de Oaxaca, específicamente en la región del Istmo de Tehuantepec.

11 Nov 2015 description

Prólogo

La gestión para la reducción del riesgo de desastres es un proceso integral que trata diversas acciones de trabajo en múltiples momentos como parte fundamental del desarrollo seguro y sostenible de un país, con la finalidad de contribuir con el bienestar de las personas, lo que incluye el fortalecimiento de capacidades en la preparación ante la ocurrencia de un desastre, promoviendo el respeto a la integridad y dignidad humanas y la seguridad de los medios de vida.

30 Dec 2014 description
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Francine Uenuma 202.450.9153 (M)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 30, 2014) - More than 18,000 children have been deported from Mexico and the United States this year - a staggering increase from the previous year - and being returned to the abject poverty and violence they were fleeing in Central America.

24 Jun 2014 description

La migración de niñas, niños y adolescentes centroamericanos alejados de sus padres, familias o tutores y en condiciones de riesgo para su vida, constituye una de las más notorias expresiones de exclusión social y desprotección. Los Estados deben asumir el compromiso de protegerlos.

18 Jun 2012 description
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Six million more to go hungry because of global economic crisis, Save the Children says

Six million more people will go hungry as a result of the global economic crisis Save the Children revealed today as leaders prepared to meet at the G20 conference in Mexico. With the developed world’s finances in turmoil, the charity says the knock-on effects are stretching far beyond Europe’s borders, hitting the most vulnerable families in poorer countries hard.

21 Sep 2010 description
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WESTPORT, Conn. (September 21, 2010) - Save the Children is assessing needs and preparing to assist children caught up in the acute flooding in southeastern Mexico.

Several days of seasonal rain, exacerbated by the remnants of Hurricane Karl, have resulted in flash flooding and landslides in the coastal states of Veracruz and Tabasco and into south-central Mexico.

05 Nov 2007 description
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We're mobilising staff and resources to assist children and their families.

Mexico floods

More than one million people's homes have been flooded, damaged or cut off by the rising waters, following week-long rains that have pushed rivers over their banks in the flood-devastated state of Tabasco on Mexico's southern Gulf coast.

About two-thirds of Tabasco is under water according to the state government, and 300,000 people are still trapped in their homes.

02 Nov 2007 description
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Westport, Conn. (November 2, 2007) - Save the Children is mobilizing staff and resources to assist children and families in the flood-devastated state of Tabasco, located on Mexico's southern Gulf coast.

More than 1 million people have had their homes flooded, damaged or isolated by the rising waters, the result of heavy, weeklong rains that have pushed rivers out of their banks. About two-thirds of the state is under water, according to the state government, and some 300,000 people are still trapped in their homes.

21 Oct 2005 description
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Overview of current emergency situation in Chiapas

12 Oct 1999 description
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More than 100,000 people have been displaced and 70 have died as a result of heavy rains in Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador. Mexico is now bearing the brunt of the rains as the tropical storm moves north; flooding and mudslides have already killed 218 people there.