From all over the world

Countries like Germany, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, Israel, Switzerland, the United States and more, have sent experts and equipment to help in rescue work.


Help flowed from the beginning



Rescue brigades from countries in America, Europe and Asia have joined the search and rescue of victims of the earthquake that on Tuesday shook central Mexico and left at least 273 dead and a hundred missing.

The aid to Mexico began to flow in the hours that followed the earthquake that was felt in the Mexican capital, the states of Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, Guerrero and Oaxaca, which has left so far 273 dead, a hundred missing and hundreds of collapsed buildings.

Teams from Germany, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Panama and Switzerland have arrived or are about to arrive in the country to join the rescue tasks.

Spain has sent 54 military, medical, sanitary and logistic personnel in three different flights and four trained dogs to locate people, both alive and deceased.

The Spanish contingent takes to Mexico devices to visualize gaps on the ground, others that allow to track wide areas and equipment to move heavy loads.

The United States has sent two disaster assistance teams, in addition to rescuers and heavy equipment have moved to Mexico from the base of Riverside (California).

Israel has sent a contingent of 70 soldiers to Mexico, including 25 engineers who help in the review and assessment of property damage.


From all over the world

A Japanese team of 72 people, including police and firefighters, as well as sniffer dogs, is on its way to support the Mexican authorities in the rescue efforts.

Several countries in Latin America, such as Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Chile, have also sent rescue brigades to support work in the areas most affected by the earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale.

Ecuador sent a group of rescue firefighters who will be flown in an Air Force plane of this South American country, announced its president, Lenin Moreno, on a visit to New York to participate in the UN General Assembly.


Friends of Mexico, citizens of the world

Honduras also confirmed the transfer to Mexico of the rescue team Katrachos USAR, a specialized group in search of collapsed structures that is made up of specialists from the fire department of this Central American nation.

The Government of Guatemala announced that it will contribute to the search and rescue work for the earthquake in Mexico with a group of 47 rescuers who will arrive in this country after completing the corresponding migratory procedures.

In addition, Colombia sent 30 rescuers on an Air Force flight from this country, reported the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (Ungrd).

In the framework of the UN General Assembly, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Luis Videgaray, thanked the "innumerable signs of solidarity", as well as "sympathy and support received" after the earthquake, registered on the same day that 32 years of another powerful earthquake that left thousands dead was commemorated.

"Friends are present at hard times," he told the UN General Assembly Videgaray.

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