Funded project

Earthquake in Mexico

Ciudad de México, Puebla y Morelos - Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, killing over 200 people and collapsing buildings and bridges in five states and in the capital. Rescue workers and neighbors are scrambling to reach survivors still trapped in the rubble.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • Banc Sabadell clients 10.000€
  • Direct beneficiaries 534

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 2.000

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

UNICEF

Budget

  • Materials 10.000€
  • Total 10.000€
10.000€

Description

Another Earthquake rocks Mexico: as many as 200 people, mostly children, died after a school collapsed in Mexico City, 75 miles from the earthquake's epicenter. More than 2,000 public schools suffered damage in the quake.

UNICEF reacted promptly and sent a team of specialists to visit the areas worst affected by the earthquake. The team 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.

Activities

UNICEF is supporting earthquake recovery efforts for children in Mexico, focusing on distribuiting drinking water and temporary restrooms in the most affected localities, providing child-friendly spaces and helping get kids back to school.

Who will benefit?

With 10 € UNICEF can provide drinking water to 534 children for one day

Project objectives

To accommodate as soon as possible to the victims in shelters where they can rest safe before possible aftershocks and receive water and food

Transparency

UNICEF fully complies with the 9 Principles of Transparency and Good Practices analyzed by the Lealtad Foundation

Fundacion Lealtad

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