Emergency: Second Earthquake Devastates Mexico

ADRA Mexico began early damage assessments in the hours following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on September 19. This is the second massive earthquake to hit the country in less than 2 weeks. This second earthquake was centered on the states of Morelos and Puebla, and caused massive damage in Mexico City, the […]

8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

ADRA Mexico will be focusing on shelter and food as the response gets underway following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the Southern coast of Mexico on September 7. Close to 2 million people have been affected by the massive quake, with the death toll already nearing 100. Strong, ongoing aftershocks are adding to the damage […]

Hurricane Patricia Makes Landfall and ADRA Responds

Hurricane Patricia made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast around 6.15pm local time Friday night, carrying winds of around 165 mph. The Category 5 hurricane is being reported as the most powerful hurricane ever recorded with winds peaking at 200 mph hours before landfall. ADRA’s emergency response is already planned, with the first focus to be a […]

Response to Storm in Mexico

Mexico: Tropical Storm Arlene Hits, ADRA Responds SILVER SPRING, Md. – Tropical storm Arlene made landfall on Veracruz, Mexico in the early morning hours of June 30, pouring heavy rains over much of eastern Mexico. Thousands of homes are now submerged under floodwaters and a number of rural communities that endured extensive damage are now […]