Mexico Hurricane Rick Situation Report No.1
2. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Hurricane Rick has aggravated the prevailing situation in this region, where the rivers have overflowed their banks, and the road and housing infrastructure has been badly affected.
3. Thanks to preventive measures taken by the national/local authorities (early warning of the population at risk and activation of temporary shelters), no victims have been reported.
4. No state of emergency has been declared, and the Government has not requested international assistance.
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