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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- 2013: México vive un año histórico en desastres naturales
- The Caribbean | Hurricane Season Overview 2012-2017 Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) – DG ECHO Daily Map | 17/07/2018
- El Coordinador Nacional de Protección Civil, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa y el Subsecretario de Normatividad de Medios de la Secretaría de Gobernación y Vocero del Gabinete de Seguridad del Gobierno de la República, Eduardo Sánchez Hernández.
- México: Huracanes “Ingrid” y “Manuel” Reporte de Situación No.1 (al 20 de septiembre de 2013)
- México: Depresiones Tropicales “Manuel” e “Ingrid” - 17/09/2013
A shipment of vital nutritional supplies arrived this week to aid people in the state of Guerrero, Mexico who were affected by severe storms and heavy flooding in late September that damaged many of the region’s poorest communities.
With medical professionals in the area reporting an increase in diarrhea and dehydration in the affected communities, the delivery of the rehydration solution Pedialyte from health care company Abbott will help survivors stay healthy in Mexico.