125 Tons of Humanitarian Aid Have Been Delivered
Carlos Slim Foundation, TELMEX-TELCEL Foundation, TELMEX and TELCEL delivered 125 tons of humanitarian aid in Oaxaca, Chiapas, Morelos, Puebla and the State of Mexico. This humanitarian aid is delivered in addition to the fundraising campaign where Carlos Slim Foundation contributes with 5 pesos for every peso donated by society.
Inhabitants of 76 municipalities of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Morelos, Puebla and Mexico State, affected by the earthquakes of September, directly received 125 tons of humanitarian aid distributed by Carlos Slim Foundation, TELMEX-TELCEL Foundation, TELMEX and TELCEL.
As part of the aid, nearly 900 tents have delivered, 15 water treatment plants have been installed and 32,400 water jugs have been distributed.
In addition, volunteers from TELMEX-TELCEL Foundation and elements of the Support Group TELMEX delivered directly to the population 16,500 pantries, 15,050 mattresses and 14,800 blankets.
In Oaxaca, the aid was distributed in 40 municipalities including Juchitan de Zaragoza, Salina Cruz, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Asuncion Ixtaltepec and Union Hidalgo. In Chiapas, the municipalities that received the aid included Arriaga, Tonala, Mapastepec, Siltepec, Pijijiapan and Cintalapa.
In Puebla supports were distrubutted in Atlixco, Izúcar Matamoros Tehuitzingo Tepexco, Tochimilco Tilapa, Atzitzihuacán and Acatlán.
In Morelos the municipalities included Jojutla, Tetela del Volcan, Tlaltizapán, Tlaquiltenango, Axochiapan, Tepalcingo and Zacatepec; and finally, in Ecatzingo de Hidalgo in the State of Mexico.
As part of the supports, 50 work camps for volunteers and support teams working in the affected areas were also installed. Additionally, Infinitum trailers were set in Morelos and Puebla with computer equipment and Internet access.
The humanitarian aid delivered was given in addition to the Carlos Slim Foundation Campaign, through which it contributes with 5 pesos for every peso donated by the society through Inbursa, TELMEX and TELCEL. Such funds are intended for the reconstruction of schools, health centers and housing in populations affected by earthquakes.