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06 Nov 2007 description
report British Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched an emergency appeal to support the Mexican Red Cross relief operation following devastating floods in Tabasco state.

Torrential rains over the past week have caused flooding which has affected some one million people.

Tens of thousands of homes have been damaged or destroyed, crops have been ravaged and livestock has drowned. At least 90 per cent of the city of Villahermosa, the state capital, is under water and 80 per …

18 Jul 2005 description
report British Red Cross

Tens of thousands of residents and tourists have been evacuated from their homes and resorts in Mexico as Hurricane Emily struck the coastline last night.