The Mexican Red Cross sent two trucks to Nayarit and Sinaloa with 44 tons of humanitarian aid to support the affected people after the passage of Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente.
The humanitarian aid consists of a thousand pantries and a thousand personal hygiene kits, approximately 18 tons, for Nayarit; while another 2 thousand pantries, about 26 tons, will be used to support the affected people in the state of Sinaloa.
Coming from the National Collection Center of the Mexican Red Cross, located in the city of Toluca, State of Mexico, the humanitarian aid will be delivered by volunteers from the Red Cross to the most vulnerable population, identified after a damage assessment to know the most affected areas.
The State Delegation of the Mexican Red Cross in Sinaloa opened collection centers in its 18 local offices in Los Mochis, Choix, El Fuerte, Guasave, Sinaloa de Leyva, Angostura, Guamúchil, Mocorito, Badiraguato, Navolato, Culiacán, Cosalá, La Cruz, San Ignacio, Mazatlan, Concordia, El Rosario and Escuinapa, to support the affected families, while the state delegation of Guanajuato announced that they will open collection centers at the state office and local office in León.
Likewise, collection centers will be set up in the state delegation of Nayarit and in the local delegation of Guadalajara, Jalisco to receive humanitarian aid in support of neighboring states damaged by the meteorological phenomena.
Red Cross Volunteers in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco and Sinaloa work on the damage assessment to identify the immediate needs of humanitarian aid in support of the affected population.