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20 Sep 2017 description

As the earthquake devastated infrastructure, engineers are needed on the ground to survey buildings in the affected area, and to assess whether or not they remain safe to use. The delegation also includes search and rescue and other military personnel.

07 Nov 2007 description

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has shipped emergency equipment to Mexico and the Dominican Republic, after tropical storm Noel causes severe damage in both countries

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Tropical storm Noel lashed the Dominican Republic with heavy rains on 28 October, where it caused flooding, mudslides and power failures that resulted in deaths and extensive damage to property. Two days later the storm hit Mexico, creating severe damage in the state of Tabasco and leaving 20,000 residents trapped on their rooftops.

The storm caused 60 deaths in the …