Mexico: Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel - Sep 2013
Tropical cyclones Ingrid and Manual hit almost simultaneously the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Mexico respectively from 12 to 17 Sep 2013. Extended flooding affected numerous places in the country and a state of Natural Disaster was declared in 56 municipalities of Guerrero and 10 in Oaxaca. 22 shelters were established in Guerrero, housing around 12 000 people. An estimated 36,000 people were evacuated country-wide, about 20,000 of them in Veracruz. (ECHO, 18 Sep 2013)
As of 18 Sep, according to federal government there are 1,2 million affected people, 23,000 people sheltered, and 57 deaths. (OCHA, 18 Sep 2013)
On 21 Sep, the authorities declared a state of emergency for 5 districts affected by tropical cyclone Manuel in the state of Sinaloa. ([Gov't of Mexico, 21 Sep 2013]https://reliefweb.int/node/603933/))
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ADRA was among one of the very first responders to the twin storms that hit the central and southern part of Mexico on September 19, 2013. Hurricane Ingrid from the Gulf side and Tropical Storm Manuel approached from the Pacific devastating the states along the west. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, Minister of the Interior of Mexico reported the damages of both events: nearly 400,000 people affected with tens of thousands evacuated and most living in shelters and the current death toll at 139 and may continue to rise.