He Government of Mexico announced on Monday that donated 6 million dollarsthrough the United Nations, at victims of the deadly earthquake in Syriawhich also affected Turkey and in which more than 35,000 people have died.
By instruction of the president (Andrés Manuel) López Obrador, Mexico donates 6 million dollars, through the UN, to the victims of the earthquake in Syria.Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard stated in a message on Twitter.
Minutes before, at the daily press conference of the Mexican president, Ebrard considered the event as “the most serious earthquake in memory in the last century” in the region.
The President has instructed us that, with regard to support for Syriacontacts were established with the administration of the UN and it has been arranged for Mexico to make a donation of 6 million dollars, which will be deposited as soon as they give us the bank account ”,
said the chancellor.
Saying deposithe announced, it will take place this Tuesday.
According to the latest counts, the quakes have left at least 3,575 dead and 5,291 injured in Syria, although both the Syrian Health Ministry and rescuers known as the White Helmets, who are leading search efforts in rebel regions, are no longer updating. your numbers regularly.
This economic aid to Syria is added to the 150 members of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena)of the Secretary of the Navy (semar) and of the Mexican Red Cross specialized in search and rescue sent by Mexico to help the victims and those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey, who have already carried out several successful operations.
The Mexican deployment, which continues on the ground, is made up of medical and food service cells, in addition to having 35 search and rescue experts from the Emergency or Disaster Immediate Response Team (ERIED) (25 specialists and 10 dog lovers ) of the Army, announced the Foreign Ministry last week.
One of the Mexican rescue dogs, Proteusdied in the early hours of Sunday while helping in the search for survivors and deceased among the rubble.
The succession of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria They occurred on February 6 and, after a week, there are already 35,000 deaths and nearly 85,000 injuries.
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