Disaster Alert: Mexican Red Cross Responds to Tropical Storms Manuel and Ingrid

Disaster Alert

Tropical Storms Manuel and Ingrid made landfall in the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Mexico affecting 20,000 people in 13 states with rain, flooding, high winds and landslides. The Mexican Red Cross activated all of their branches and are working closely with the Secretary of Mexican National Civil Protection on the response to both storms.

Rapid Response teams with training in search and rescue were deployed to Guerrero and Tamaulipas. They are providing first aid, assistance in evacuation, damage assessment and emotional support to those impacted. The Mexican Red Cross has opened centers with stocks of cleaning, hygiene, and relief supplies in multiple locations.

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