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Mudslides in El Salvador — 7000 homeless

9 November 2009

From Tim’s El Salvador Blog:

The death toll from yesterday’s floods and mudslides rose to more than 130 as more bodies were found and more inaccessible areas were reached by authorities, and more than 90 are still missing. At least 1500 houses were destroyed and some 10,000 forced from their homes. President Funes has declared a national state of emergency and declared that the damages in El Salvador are incalculable. He has called for help from neighboring countries and is seeking to use some funds designated for dealing with the economic crisis to be used for the present crisis.

Tim suggests any of the following international aid organizations to those in a position to offer monetary assistance:

Organizations gearing up to provide humanitarian relief include:

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