Mexico: Commission aid worth euro 1 million
Catastrophic rains in October caused flooding and landslides that affected the states of Veracruz, Tabasco, Puebla, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Jalisco. About 600 people died and some 500,000 people were made homeless.
Priorities in this crisis are provision of clean water and sanitation, blankets, hygiene items and basic medicines. The states identified as being in greatest need are Puebla and Veracruz.