Response Updates

Convoy of Hope Responds to Earthquake in Mexico

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People walk past the destruction from an earthquake

February 26, 2018 | 3:30 p.m.

  • 665,822 meals served
  • 13,115 individuals served
  • 2,400 families served
  • 5,338 hygiene kits distributed

December 12, 2017 | 10 a.m.

Convoy of Hope’s partners are continuing to distribute food and hygiene kits to people in need. We also have a team en route to visit with our local partners and see the process of our ongoing projects.

  • 497,822 meals served
  • 930 hot meals served
  • 8,315 individuals served
  • 1,200 families served
  • 407 volunteers engaged
  • 720 volunteer hours earned
  • 5,100 hygiene kits distributed
  • 15 tarps/tents distributed
  • 25 community kitchens built
  • 100 temporary school shelters built
  • 800 individuals received medical attention

December 5, 2017 | 4 p.m.

  • 392,000 meals served
  • 4,600 hygiene kits distributed
  • 25 community kitchens built
  • 100 temporary school shelters built

October 20, 2017 | 11 a.m.

OAXACA CITY, MEXICO — Yesterday, the team unloaded the first load of food into the new distribution center in Oaxaca City. Approximately 105,000 meals and 1,200 hygiene kits will be delivered to families in Juchitan and the surrounding areas.

  • 98,000 meals served
  • 3,515 individuals served
  • 110 volunteers engaged
  • 720 volunteer hours earned
  • 700 hygiene kits distributed
  • 15 tarps/tents distributed

October 5, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.

Convoy of Hope is working with local partners to continue distributions in the coming days. The next 84,000 meals will be delivered tomorrow.

October 3, 2017 | 8 p.m.

Today, Convoy of Hope did mobile distributions in two communities affected by the recent earthquake. To date, there have been 7,000 meals served, 250 individuals served, and 50 hygiene kits distributed.

October 3, 2017 | 9 a.m.

After completing initial assessments of the areas affected by the earthquake, our team has decided to focus on Jojutla and Juchitan. Our team is working to assemble and distribute care kits to earthquake survivors in need.

Each care kit is 35 pounds and contains canned vegetables, tuna, pasta, beans, rice, salt, cooking oil, cereal, shelf stable milk, and snacks. The care kits will also include five pounds of hygiene items, including laundry detergent, bleach, toilet paper, soap, shampoo, menstrual health products, toothpaste, and toothbrushes.

Convoy will be working with local partners to install up to 500 family shelters.

September 28, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.

We have a team in Mexico working with local partners to identify areas of greatest need and serve earthquake survivors in the coming days.

September 27, 2017 | 1 p.m.

We have a team en route to Mexico to connect with local partners and serve earthquake survivors in need.

September 22, 2017 | 2 p.m.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — The death toll in Mexico has risen to at least 273 people following Tuesday’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake. The devastating earthquake flattened entire towns and decimated buildings across Mexico City and nearby areas. Convoy of Hope is responding by sending a team to distribute emergency relief supplies to survivors in need. Follow the response here.

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