Baja California Hurricane Victims Charge Mexico Government with Slow Response
Clayton Conn - Television del Sur
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September 23, 2014
Many victims of Hurricane Odile in Mexico are charging that the government has been slow to respond to the massive destruction.
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While 11,000 residents of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur state are living in shelters, aid for the thousands of victims of hurricane Odile continues to arrive in the collection center installed in the Mexican Red Cross. Meanwhile, the federal government declared the 5 municipalities of Baja California Sur as emergency zones, which will enable them to access resources of the National Fund for Disasters. A week after the hurricane, water and electricity services have not been fully restored, while federal forces protect the disaster area to prevent looting.
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