Lessons learned in Tabasco floods
It is a year since heavy rains caused massive floods which affected one million people in Tabasco, Mexico.
Caritas was on the ground and made sure people had food, water and shelter during the worst part of the disaster. Once the emergency was over, Caritas turned its focus to building people’s knowledge and resources to face any future floods.
Read the story of Mr Hernández, who received help from Caritas both during the floods and afterwards.
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