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28 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

Evaluation of impact is concentrated in poor areas outside Mexico City

p assessments of damage in earthquake-affected areas outside Mexico City, and evaluating the most urgent needs of people relating to water, sanitation, hygiene, food, and the protection of women, children, and other vulnerable people.

21 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico.

Over 200 people have died and hundreds are injured. Many remain trapped under the rubble.

Oxfam’s response is likely to focus on providing food, water and sanitation, and making sure people are safe.

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Executive Director of Oxfam Mexico, said:

21 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico on September 19, killing more than 200 people in the country, most of them in and near Mexico City. According to media reports and Oxfam staff in Mexico, more than 700 people were injured in Mexico City alone. Large areas are now without electricity. Federal government agencies of Mexico are responding with rescue and medical aid in the affected area, and are continuing to respond to the areas already hit by the September 7 earthquake in Chiapas.