Posts Tagged oaxaca

7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern Mexico

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake was reported in Oaxaca, Mexico, Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred 10 miles from […]

With Gaps in Health Care Left by Earthquake, Mexfam Steps Up in Oaxaca

On a scorching Wednesday afternoon, representatives from Direct Relief-partner organization Mexfam drove into the village of Santa María de Xadani in the […]

Amid Oaxaca Earthquake Destruction, Creating a Hub for Medicine

On the night of Sept. 7, the earth shook beneath the Istmo de Tehuantepec, a region in the southern Mexican state of […]

After Earthquake Devastation in Oaxaca, Hurricane Max Raises New Fears

JUCHITÁN DE ZARAGOZA – A tropical storm on Mexico’s southwestern coast has just been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane Max […]

Mexico Earthquake: Direct Relief Commits Initial $100,000 Cash to Emergency Response

MEXICO CITY — As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and extensive injuries from last week’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake in Mexico come into focus, Direct […]

With Mexican Communities Still in Shock Post-Earthquake, Medical Aid Channels Opening in Oaxaca

JUCHITAN, OAXACA – Driving into Juchitán de Zaragoza, one of the first things in view is a Volkswagen service station that has collapsed on […]