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September 29, 2017
We are in the midst of collecting accurate and up-to-date information about relief efforts (short-term and long-term) among our partners in Mexico and Puerto Rico. This report from Ximena Ulloa Montemayor offers some on-the-ground perspective on recovery efforts in Mexico.
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September 7 earthquake: 96 dead people (estimate)
Affected housing: Over 85 thousand
September 19: 344 dead people (estimate)
Mexico City: 205
State of Mexico: 13
Affected housing: 190 thousand buildings affected (estimate) We believe that it can be more since in some areas aid has not arrived.
As Shalom Baptist Church has been responding in these ways:
- Aid for food, medicine, clothes to Oaxaca by the earthquake of September 7. As well as support for Chiapas.
Earthquake of September 19:
It is planned as Shalom Church to continue with direct support and specifically next to the Baptist Seminary of Mexico to collaborate for the reconstruction stage of the community of Hueyapan, Morelos. As well as knowing the most specific needs of the community in this place.
The work will continue for a long time. We need to continue working not only for the houses but also working with lives and hearts of people that lose everything.
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