Mexico

Sunday 24 September 2017

Panic and confusion as third major earthquake strikes Mexico in less than three weeks

Hundreds of children are spending another night out in the open, in makeshift camps and shelters or in the street, too scared to return home for fear of another tremor. It follows the latest 6.1 magnitude quake in the southern state of Oaxaca on Saturday morning, the third in just over two weeks.   

Buildings already damaged by two previous quakes (on September 7 in Oaxaca and September 19 in Puebla/Morelos) are at increased risk of collapsing following the latest tremor. 

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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Concerns grow for children buried beneath collapsed school buildings in wake of deadly Mexico earthquake

Save the Children holds grave concerns for up to 100 school children believed to have been inside a school building in downtown Mexico City when it collapsed after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday afternoon.

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Saturday 24 October 2015

HURRICANE PATRICIA: SAVE THE CHILDREN WARNS OF RISK TO VULNERABLE CHILDREN AS THREAT OF LANDSLIDES AND FLASH FLOODS TRAIL SUPERSTORM

Save the Children aid workers remain on high alert to mount emergency relief efforts for vulnerable children affected by the expected flash floods, volcanic mudflows, and heavy landslides after the west coast of Mexico was hit by a hurricane on Friday evening.

 

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Friday 21 August 2015

Child migration: violence, inequality and humanitarian crisis

A blog by Saúl Sánchez Jiménez, Legal Affairs Coordinator, Save the Children Mexico.

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