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Mexico Earthquakes

#1 Post by Pandemonium » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Another major earthquake, this one very close to Mexico city, about a 7.1 this afternoon. Preliminary word is some buildings collapsed and already upwards of 50 fatalities. Hope all is well with Perkana and anyone else affected in some way by this.

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#2 Post by Artemis » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:35 pm

Perk posted on Facebook that she is okay.

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#3 Post by kv » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:52 pm

Thanks for that Art

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#4 Post by perkana » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:46 pm

As Art said, I am ok. A building collapsed in my neighborhood and they were still looking for two women. A friend of a friend is trapped in another collapsed building. Twenty two kids were killed (ages 6-14) and 50 are still trapped. I came to see my parents last Thursday because my grandmother was feeling worse (she passed away on Sunday), so fortunately I was away from Mexico City.
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#5 Post by perkana » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:04 pm

If you wanna help, you can donate to this rescue team through paypal: donativos@brigada-rescate-topos.org
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topos_de_Tlatelolco

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#6 Post by kv » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:56 pm

Fuck Flo sorry about your grandmother..stay safe...stay positive

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#7 Post by dannyboy » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:52 am

Thank goodness you're OK Flor. I'm really sorry about your nan.

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#8 Post by Bandit72 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:06 am

:nyrexall:

Awful news. Plus a school too, fuck.

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#9 Post by Larry B. » Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:59 am

Looks really awful, I'm glad you're OK, Flor. Un abrazo muy grande y mucha fuerza. No corras riesgos innecesarios, por favor!

Un beso.

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#10 Post by SR » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:34 am

Sounds like a really surreal last 2 weeks...natural and personal disasters....hopefully you can find some sanity and support Perk. Be good to yourself. Wow, just wow

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#11 Post by chaos » Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:50 am

My God Perkana. I'm sorry about your grandmother but glad you were out of the area. :gh:

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#12 Post by perkana » Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:54 am

Yeah, it's been awful. Especially because my granny was suffering :sad: (she had a nasal linfoma that came back with a vengeance after 2 months in remission).
About the earthquakes, the one on the 7th affected 2 states really badly and yesterday's hit us hard in Mexico City. There had been a drill to conmemorate the 32nd anniversary of the one that had killed thousands of people. I really hope the government becomes stricter with building companies because the same areas were affected again.
I'm leaving this list with ways to help us out:
1. Donate to Topos rescue team by PayPal to donativos@brigada-rescate-topos.org
2. Buy products on the Mexican Red Cross Amazon wishlist http://www.amazon.com.mx/registry/wishl ... 7290014011
3. Deposit money to the Mexican Red Cross Bancomer account CLABE 012180004040404062 on behalf of Cruz Roja Mexicana I.A.P.
Any help will be very much appreciated!

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#13 Post by guysmiley » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:44 am

Damn sorry Perk. :wavesad: Glad you and your family are ok!

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#14 Post by Matz » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:08 am

Stay strong, Perk! :rockon:

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#15 Post by perkana » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:32 am

Here's a google map that shows the buildings that collapsed (red marks, only one building collapsed near where I live)...
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mi ... 48886&z=20

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#16 Post by MicrowavedGerbil » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:05 pm

perkana wrote:As Art said, I am ok. A building collapsed in my neighborhood and they were still looking for two women. A friend of a friend is trapped in another collapsed building. Twenty two kids were killed (ages 6-14) and 50 are still trapped. I came to see my parents last Thursday because my grandmother was feeling worse (she passed away on Sunday), so fortunately I was away from Mexico City.
Two of my relatives went missing in the area as well, we were notified about it yesterday afternoon. It's terrible, I couldn't imagine being there.

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