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31 Mar 2018 description
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I. SIX MONTHS IN REVIEW: From Response to Early Recovery

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 main affected states were Oaxaca, Chiapas, Mexico City, Puebla and Morelos. An estimated 7 million children live in these 5 states.

Six months after the earthquakes, children living in the most affected municipalities in the five states have gradually returned to their normal lives; however not all of them have returned to school.

01 Mar 2018 description
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Highlights

  • On 16 February another earthquake (magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale) hit Mexico, with epicentre in Pinotepa, Oaxaca at 17:39. Up to 19 February, this earthquake had one replica above 6 and 2,140 below that magnitude. (Source: http://www.ssn.unam.mx/sismicidad/reportes-especiales/)

07 Feb 2018 description
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Highlights

• Four months after the earthquakes, the majority of children living in the most affected municipalities included in the immediate response phase have gradually returned to school and to their normal lives.

20 Dec 2017 description
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I.THREE MONTHS 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 main affected states were Oaxaca, Chiapas, Mexico City, Puebla and Morelos. An estimated 7 million children live in these 5 states.

  • Three months after the earthquakes, most children living in the most affected municipalities in the five states have gradually returned to school and to their normal lives.

25 Nov 2017 description
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Highlights

· 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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Highlights

  • 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)

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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Highlights

  • 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)

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).

03 Oct 2017 description

Este reporte es elaborado por el Sistema de Naciones Unidas en México, en colaboración con socios humanitarios con presencia en el país; los datos utilizados corresponden al Reporte Preliminar EDAN de Protección Civil del 02.10.2017, Hrs. 14:00. Este Reporte cubre el periodo del 26 de septiembre al 03 de octubre del 2017.

DESTACADOS

• Movilización de recursos y trabajo conjunto de los actores humanitarios, incluyendo acciones en los sectores de recuperación temprana y de protección.

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

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fatalities from the September 19 earthquake increase to at least 355 people

  • USAID demobilizes DART for the Mexico earthquake response; USAR team prepares to depart Mexico

  • USAID/OFDA provides a total of nearly $3 million in emergency assistance to support the earthquake response in Mexico

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 Sep 2017 description

This report has been created by the United Nations System, in collaboration with humanitarian partners present in country and based on the information available. This report covers the period of the 22nd to the 26th of September 2017.

Overview

  • Since the earthquake on 19th September, 15 search and rescue teams have been active; 5 national and 10 international.

27 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fatalities from the September 19 earthquake increase to at least 337 people

  • DART USAR team conducts structural assessments, remains prepared to support emergency operations as needed

  • GoM coordinates countrywide emergency response efforts, demobilization of some USAR teams

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Sep 2017 description

Destacados

● Desde el día del sismo se activaron 15 equipos de Búsqueda y Rescate cinco nacionales y diez internacionales.

● Si bien continúan las operaciones, se ha comenzado el proceso de desmovilización. A la fecha mantienen operaciones los equipos de Costa Rica, Estados Unidos, Colombia, Israel y España y se han desmovilizado los equipos de Panamá, Ecuador, Japón, Honduras y El Salvador.

26 Sep 2017 description
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Última información

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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)

25 Sep 2017 description
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Sismo de 4.6 grados sacudió el sur de Ica durante la madrugada

Un sismo de regular intensidad se registró esta madrugada en la ciudad de Ica, sin reportarse hasta el momento daños personales o materiales, informó el Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) al COEN DEFENSA.

El movimiento telúrico de 4.6 grados en la escala de Richter se sintió a la 1:39 de la madrugada y su epicentro se ubicó a 48 kilómetros al sur del distrito de Ica, con una profundidad de 51 kilómetros.

25 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fatalities from the September 19 earthquake increase to at least 325 people

  • The DART USAR team remains prepared to support additional emergency interventions and structural assessments in Mexico City, as needed

  • GoM coordinates emergency response efforts, providing shelter, food, and other assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS