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18 Oct 1999 description

Gobierno de la Rep=FAblica

Como respuesta al terremoto que afectó al estado de Oaxaca el 30 de septiembre, y a las severas inundaciones que afectaron a los estados de Puebla, Veracruz, Hidalgo y Tabasco en los primeros días de octubre, al día de hoy se han realizado las siguientes acciones:

  1. Se rescataron a 7112 personas en situación de peligro.
  2. En las tareas de auxilio, se han realizado 1331 vuelos de helicóptero y 44 vuelos de avión.
  3. Se han atendido más de 75 mil personas en 526 albergues.
  4. Se han dado 770 mil comidas calientes a …
15 Oct 1999 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
Church World Service is the Humanitarian Agency of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.

12 Oct 1999 description

Earthquake and Floods Hit Southern Mexico: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale and widespread flooding brought on by torrential rains have seriously affected 10 states in southern Mexico. At least 400 people have been killed and more than 200,000 left homeless by the flooding. A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team working in Oaxaca state is taking part in the relief operation.

09 Oct 1999 description
report Caritas

Caritas Mexicana
Episcopal Commission for the Social Pastoral

08 Oct 1999 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
Church World Service is the Humanitarian Agency of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.

05 Oct 1999 description

Comunicado No. 1791- San Pedro Tututepec, Oax., octubre 5, 1999.

  • El presidente Zedillo puso en marcha el Programa Emergente de Vivienda.
04 Oct 1999 description

The Disaster
The 7.6 force earthquake that struck Mexico's Oaxaca & Guerrero states was the strongest registered in Mexico in over 14 years and serious casualties were avoided only because of the relatively low population density in the area of the epicentre. A further tremor of 4.8 on Friday added to tensions. Nonetheless, the damage to those areas impacted is significant and is now becoming available as local government and Mexican Red Cross rescue and assessment teams send in further information.

01 Oct 1999 description

Press Release 1785

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, October 1, 1999.

The Federal Government will use special resources to create rehabilitation programs in the areas of Oaxaca affected by the earthquake

The Government is totally committed to providing the support required to resolve the situation prevailing in Oaxaca as a result of the earthquake which struck on September 30th.

01 Oct 1999 description

ORGANIZACION PANAMERICANA DE LA SALUD
Oficina Regional de la ORGANIZACION MUNDIAL DE LA SALUD

01 Oct 1999 description

PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Regional Office of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

01 Oct 1999 description


On 1 October, the Pan American Health Organization met with the following national authorities in MÚxico: Directorate of Emergencies and Disasters of the Secretary of Health (Dr. Esteban RodrÝguez), the Director of Special Projects of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), and the Directorate of Emergency Management of the National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) who provided the following information:

01 Oct 1999 description

By Fiona Ortiz

OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - Authorities turned to the task of cleaning up Friday following a powerful earthquake that shook parts of Mexico, killing at least 14 people and damaging buildings, roads and bridges.

The impact of the quake was most felt in Oaxaca, one of Mexico's poorest states where many of its residents scrape a hard living from the soil. Oaxaca Gov.

30 Sep 1999 description

A 7.4 (Richter Scale) earthquake with its epicenter in the southern state of Oaxaca, struck Mexico this afternoon. Preliminary reports put the death toll at five in Oaxaca; no injuries or deaths have been reported as yet in Mexico City.

30 Sep 1999 description

99/09/30 16:31:13 16.15N 96.71W 33.0 7.5Ms - OAXACA, MEXICO

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A major earthquake occurred NEAR THE COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO about 35 miles (60 km) north-northwest of Puerto Angel or about 275 miles (440 km) southeast of Mexico City at 10:31 AM MDT, Sep 30, 1999 (11:31 AM CDT in Mexico). A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.5 WAS COMPUTED FOR THIS EARTHQUAKE. The magnitude and location may change slightly as additional data are received from other seismograph stations.

30 Sep 1999 description

REF: OCHA-GENEVA-099/0168
Mexico - Earthquake
OCHA - Situation Report No. 1