Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, prays with a family whose home was damaged in an earthquake, September 14, 2017. The team of specialists that visited today the areas worst affected by the earthquake that hit the county this past Thursday has determined that it is a matter of priority for children and adolescents to receive psychosocial support and all the necessary help to return to school as soon as possible. "F$H:R��!z��F�Qd?r9�\A&�G���rQ��h������E��]�a�4z�Bg�����E#H �*B=��0H�I��p�p�0MxJ$�D1��D, V���ĭ����KĻ�Y�dE�"E��I2���E�B�G��t�4MzN�����r!YK� ���?%_&�#���(��0J:EAi��Q�(�()ӔWT6U@���P+���!�~��m���D�e�Դ�!��h�Ӧh/��']B/����ҏӿ�?a0n�hF!��X���8����܌k�c&5S�����6�l��Ia�2c�K�M�A�!�E�#��ƒ�d�V��(�k��e���l ����}�}�C�q�9 “The earthquake gives an opportunity to not only rebuild the city but also to rebuild souls,” said Elder Pieper. Second Earthquake in Two Weeks Strikes Mexico, Church Offering Relief, Support in Aftermath of Deadly Quake in Southern Mexico. On Sept. 19, 2017, Mexico City commemorated its 32nd anniversary of rising from the debris left by its worst earthquake in modern history; the capitalinos’ resilience (residents of Mexico City) was tested anew. 453 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[]/Index[444 15]/Info 443 0 R/Length 61/Prev 463913/Root 445 0 R/Size 459/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream No tsunami warning was issued. The Church donated 4,500 boxes of food and 2,500 hygiene kits following Tropical Storm Lidia, which heavily damaged the Baja California Peninsula, leaving four dead and several missing. As of late yesterday, the state’s Civil Protection office said 1.47 million people had been affected by the earthquake and nearly 18,000 families are staying with relatives or in temporary shelters. October 14, 2020. Glide: EQ-2017-000128-MEX . They are two of the most impoverished areas in … 458 0 obj <>stream The magnitude 8.1 quake struck off the country’s southern Pacific coast, 100 miles (165km) west of the state of Chiapas just before midnight … A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the capital of Mexico adding an extra struggle to a country that was recovering from a previous 8.1 magnitude earthquake that took [Image by Daniel Guzman/Chiapas Mexican Union] (©2017 World Vision) Getty Images. • Key areas affected: 1. H�\�͎�@�=OQ��E�n��&���'q1?g �tHF H/|�����$c�u�8�ȷ�ݱk'���'wi�f���}��;�k�e��5m=}��?�[5dyZ|zܧx;v�>+K��H���pO��?��,�66ql��{��==���>�-v�[���5�}����-�|^�rl��vz��5�����+��Kb꾉����Xuט���Z��^�,v�ǭ���]�YY���"}��̊�����b^!�1�!o���;��y�|`N���Z��K�%r�\ {f�,̂�2�NŏL�����a�� 2=�G�z�G�z�A`�A`�A`�&�M؛�7ao�ބ� z:�@[�-�`��� “We barely managed to get out,” said Toledo. The Church is distributing food, tents, hygiene kits, and other relief supplies to earthquake victims in Mexico who were impacted by the 8.2 magnitude quake in the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas in southern Mexico on September 7. The earthquake killed five people, and caused 30 injuries, 11 of which were from Chiapas, Mexico across the border. n�3ܣ�k�Gݯz=��[=��=�B�0FX'�+������t���G�,�}���/���Hh8�m�W�2p[����AiA��N�#8$X�?�A�KHI�{!7�. Latter-day Saints have sent 10,000 boxes of food, 300 tents, and 5,000 hygiene kits to Oaxaca. On 12 November 2017 at 18:18 UTC, an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 7.3 occurred on the Iran–Iraq border, with the Iraqi Kurdish city of Halabja, and the Kurdish dominated places of Ezgeleh, Salas-e Babajani County, Kermanshah Province in Iran, closest to the epicentre, 30 kilometres south of the city of Halabja, Iraqi Kurdistan. campaign in the earthquake-affected areas in both Chiapas and Oaxaca states. The earthquake was followed up by a large Mw 6.8 earthquake on June 22 off the coast of the … �Q 71�kn��Ώ�x� It was felt as far away as Israel and the United Arab Emirates. P�,:5��G��$@�ll�ׁ4;s�]��A h�3c+�";�ҩ���6���3��X���k �&l���4П�:`q� @ʊ�]X��� � �?96 Many buildings were destroyed. H���yTSw�oɞ����c [���5la�QIBH�ADED���2�mtFOE�.�c��}���0��8�׎�8G�Ng�����9�w���߽��� �'����0 �֠�J��b� World Vision has worked with churches and local government in the area and is responding there as well. Two missions of the Church were directly impacted, the Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez and Mexico Oaxaca Missions. 32 people have died in Mexico after the worst earthquake in a century, measuring 8.2 on the richter scale hit the country just before midnight local time. The states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, home to about 9 million people, are located closest to the earthquake’s epicenter. In other news from Mexico, assistance is being provided to those impacted by two other natural disasters. On September 7 th and 19 th, 2017 two earthquakes changed the lives of millions of Mexicans.The areas affected include Oaxaca, Chiapas, Puebla, Morelos, and the state of Mexico. ]%UaZ����n��A-Ɲ��M8͗>�e�D�v����|hq�~�GV����z [i/9߼N:M?�~+����p�C�d���Ղ���g��M�W� �0 The Church issued a statement on September 7 following the earthquake. All missionaries are safe. Thursday, September 14, 2017, Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visited food distribution points and met with government and local Church leaders, as well as families affected by the earthquake, to show his support and concern. Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visited food distribution points and met with government and local Church leaders, as well as families affected by the earthquake, to show his support and concern, Thursday, September 14, 2017. Within Chiapas, an estimated 1.5 million people were affected by the earthquake, with 41,000 homes damaged. The 2017 Guatemala earthquake struck near the city of Malacatán in the San Marcos Department, near the Guatemala–Mexico border at 1:29 am local time on June 14. Cintalapa-Tuxtla, Arriaga-Ocozocuaitla, Tuxtla-San Cristobal, and Oaxaca-Tehuantepec all suffered from landslides and landslide settlements. endstream endobj 451 0 obj <>stream 98 people died (78 in Oaxaca, 16 in Chiapas and 4 in Tabasco) and more than 300 were injured. The quake scored a magnitude of 8.4 M w on the magnitude (or strength) scale. The earthquake, registered at 23:49:18 hours (04:49 UTM), was felt in the south and center of the country. 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The government is making direct electronic transfers to victims of a magnitude 8.1 earthquake and aftershocks in Chiapas and Oaxaca to the tune of … %PDF-1.5 %���� H�Lf`bd������ w� to the affected areas in the first 24-72 hours after the earthquakes. Municipality of Chiapas (landslide, landslide -settlement, rock falls): Cintalapa-Tuxtla highway, the Arriaga-Ocozocuautla and Tuxtla -San Cristóbal highways 2. This earthquake comes just 12 days after major M8.1 quake near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico and on the anniversary of the devastating 1985 M8.0 … �R(eۥðF�B/Ǹ< I�͗��;@�C� hn��q]e$8�@[Z��E��}���ʒ��F��u�WF0&��J�S�r6�%͢^�_��yP��-�!9Y���#z@����o�G�F{��� � )G?/�de��&����?J�r�r���DiJ��� ��� The earthquake also impacted 26 Latter-day Saint meetinghouses. September 23, 2017 Earthquakes 0 3152 As a result of the earthquake in Mexico, dozens of buildings destroyed, many destructions occurred in the capital and other regions of the country. Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visits with a family who lost their home in an earthquake, September 14, 2017. Learn more about guidelines and necessary forms. The branch organized initial relief efforts immediately following the quakes, providing water, food, medicine, and clothing to our affected brothers. With … The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). This building in Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, was destroyed in a magnitude 8.1 earthquake late Sept. 7. endstream endobj 448 0 obj <>stream Rescuers work in the rubble after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck on September 19, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. Mexican government officials are … A magnitude 8.1 earthquake was measured in the Pacific region offshore Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49:21 UTC on September 8th 2017. N'��)�].�u�J�r� Working in the Water Mission Area for the USGS, our Data Science Team was already hard at work polishing up water visualizations for the devastating Hurricane Harvey , as well as creating a new visualization for Hurricane Irma . A related 7.7 earthquake was felt in Guatemala the same evening (VOA News 10/09/2017). Local leaders are also responding to the needs of families affected by Hurricane Katia, which recently struck the northern part of Veracruz and several states in central Mexico. This triggered a 1m high tsunami but no associated damage was reported (VOA News 10/09/2017). Some damage also occurred in … Thursday, September 14, 2017, Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visited food distribution points and met with government and local Church leaders, as well as families affected by the earthquake, to show his support and concern. endstream endobj 449 0 obj <>stream A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. Six months after the earthquakes, children living in the most affected municipalities in the five states have gradually returned to their normal lives; however not all of them have returned to school1. h��R�j1��yl)A���`okjZR��&��ac[��5� MEXICO CITY—The Central America Branch Committee will initiate a large-scale rebuilding work in Guatemala and Mexico on December 1, 2017, as part of their ongoing relief efforts following the two earthquakes that struck in September. General information . EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles).. %%EOF 0 The greatest impact was felt in the city of Juchitán. A magnitude 8.1 earthquake was measured in the Pacific region offshore Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49:21 UTC on September 8th 2017. Local World Vision staff and community leaders estimate that between 150 and 200 homes were damaged or destroyed. endstream endobj 450 0 obj <>stream Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, surveys the damage from a recent earthquake, September 14, 2017. endstream endobj startxref Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, surveys the damage from a recent earthquake, September 14, 2017. 370 people were killed by the … Rockslide occurred in the area of Tuxtla Guitierrez, Tuxtla Malpaso and Assiaga-Ocozocuautla. Overview . Veterinarians and volunteers with HSI/Mexico provided food, vaccines and emergency treatment to 2,645 animals, including companion and farm animals, in Chiapas State this week. Xochimilco was one of the worst affected areas in the ... died during the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in September 2017 was sentenced on Wednesday. Thursday, September 14, Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visited food distribution points and met with government and local Church leaders, as well as families affected by the earthquake, to give support. More than 2 million people were affected. On 7 September, an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico’s southern Pacific Coast, about 8 km south west of Pijijiapan in Chiapas state. Jorge Toledo said his family was sleeping when the earthquake hit. h�bbd``b`z$��� ��`���Ab�@�; 1 Sistema Sismológico Nacional www.ssn.unam.mx. Four LDS meetinghouses have been used to provide shelter. Land separation was observed at the Copoya-Tuxtla highway. Working in the Water Mission Area for the USGS, our Data Science Team was already hard at work polishing up water visualizations for the devastating Hurricane Harvey, as well as creating a new visualization for Hurricane Irma. Another 5,000 food boxes have been shipped to the state of Chiapas. 444 0 obj <> endobj “There is much to do in Oaxaca. )U!���$5�X�3/9�� �(�$5�j�%V*�'��&*���r" (,!��!�0b;�C��Ң2(��ɘ� � I�8/ Its epicenter was about 55 km south of the city of Puebla. H�t�Mo�0���< P+�,K�PXR� Cj��$[�|�K2��#%9���b�E="_�d������-h��ގ ���� �]2h͏DI�h�VA�h��.�T�� 7N�6/��&Ӵ�'w�T�6 2�t�z�v�Ci���*�Y�Y�������?���5�K�^���#.z�������p}m,Y�N�\��\j�6�6��d��s ����`�C�a易�J8���lg-����s���{�g��n���Z����]3P�&XjD���W�J�[���X On September 7, 2017, the National Seismological Service recorded an earthquake of magnitude 8.2, in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, 133 km southeast of Pijijiapan, Chiapas. “We lost everything.”, Elder Pieper encouraged the members to “make sure this natural disaster is not a spiritual disaster; make sure it is a spiritual blessing.”. Mexico/Guatemala: Earthquake - Sep 2017 Alert. The 2017 Chiapas earthquake caused widespread damage in southern Mexico, especially in Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco. 2y�.-;!���K�Z� ���^�i�"L��0���-�� @8(��r�;q��7�L��y��&�Q��q�4�j���|�9�� More than 90 people were killed in the earthquake, including three Church members. We must work together in heartfelt solidarity, and we are grateful not to be alone,” she said. ��Bcx`�-k_,֚�O�&���ж;��}��:�-ۛB}{O��v��>�CH��C\��K�t��_"�- ��*?i�v0��#�ULi�l�w�ߖX8P��B�1��%��? ����9q/�WZ�nN� The 2017 Puebla earthquake struck at 13:14 CDT on 19 September 2017 with an estimated magnitude of Mw7.1 and strong shaking for about 20 seconds. From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 2017 Chiapas earthquake was a strong earthquake that hit Mexico and Guatemala on September 7, 2017. Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President, visits with Ivette Morán Rodríguez de Murat, president of Oaxaca’s System for the Integral Development of the Family, September 14, 2017. 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From the quake very severely affected the state of Morelos, the capital of Mexico Mexico, as well as the states of Pueblo, Mexico, and Guerrero, where there are victims. Municipality of Oxaca (landslide): Oaxaca-Tehuantepec highway 4. “The earthquake gives an opportunity to not only rebuild the city but also to rebuild souls.” —Elder Paul B. Pieper, Mexico Area President. Unfortunately, over 400 people lost their lives and thousands of people were displaced … A Mw 8.2 intraslab earthquake hit the whole Chiapas region and the southern part of the Oaxaca state in Mexico, on September 7, 2017 at 23h49 PM local time (nucleation depth 58 km). The earthquake caused damage in the Mexican states of Puebla and Morelos and in the Greater Mexico City area, including the collapse of more than 40 buildings. endstream endobj 445 0 obj <>/Metadata 56 0 R/Outlines 93 0 R/PageLayout/SinglePage/Pages 440 0 R/StructTreeRoot 116 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 446 0 obj <>/Font<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 447 0 obj <>stream Jose Calzada, Minister of Agriculture, reported that at at least 98 people had died in the earthquake, including 78 in Oaxaca, 16 in Chiapas and 4 in Tabasco. Special report Tehuantepec Earthquake (2017-09-07 M 8.2) National Seismological Service, UNAM . 4ߑ�q���}-B�Ι�g.�pPZ��dHG�Zk���Y=�A�h_7�A�@��l:lC�@p4��OC���}CWR �7�~ B�]�f����JsYb P�"�)�y}���n�cߎXlRZ�irS��z�/��;S�L}H����c��n�Iq����i�op�L�� g��S(�\sO�����e�dB���3�u�����v��b;m�x��Ru������i�N>�g H�b``������$����WR����~�������|@���T��#���2S/`M. At least sixty people died. Elder Paul B. 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