A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central and southern Mexico on September 19. More than 250 people have died, dozens of buildings have collapsed or are severely damaged in Mexico City, and millions of people remain without electricity.
 
The Mexican Red Cross quickly mobilized hundreds of volunteers and staff in response to the earthquake. This includes medical personnel such as nurses and doctors, 140 ambulances and 30 urban rescue unit to provide assistance to people impacted by the disaster in Mexico City and in Puebla.
 
Read more about the Red Cross response to this earthquake. 
 
Photos: Mexican Red Cross

A Red Cross worker looks on at a collapsed building
Dozens of buildings collapsed in Mexico City as a result of the earthquake.
Emergency medical personnel from the Mexican Red Cross provide assistance
The Mexican Red Cross dispatched emergency medical services including ambulances after the earthquake struck.
Search and rescue workers look for people in a collapsed building
Mexican Red Cross mobilized volunteers and staff to assist with search and rescue efforts.
Red Cross workers speak with a woman
Mexican Red Cross teams help reunite family members separated during the disaster.
Search and rescue teams in Mexico
The Mexican Red Cross mobilized volunteers and staff including search and rescue specialists to assist after the earthquake.