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Dog rescued from Mexico natural disaster rubble six days on

27 September 2017

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has also responded, partnering with CADENA, its Mexican Jewish humanitarian partner, to support the search, rescue, and provide emergency aid in hard-hit Mexico City.

The dome of the Our Lady of Angels church featuring stained glass from Germany split in two and half collapsed Sunday afternoon.

Search and rescue efforts in the Mexico City area could last for at least two more weeks. It was powerful enough to once again send residents running into the streets.

Mexico City's mayor, the education minister, and the top official for the district all traded blame after reports that the Enrique Rebsamen primary school operated using false documents.

Although Oaxaca State is located in Southern Mexico, Saturday's quake could be felt almost 300 miles away in Mexico City.

The death toll from the Mexican natural disaster has risen to 286 as rescue operations stretch into another day.

Ford Motor Company reported no damage to its Cuautitlán Stamping and Assembly plant just outside Mexico City after a Major, 7.1-magnitude quake rocked Mexico last Tuesday, September 19.

The update came as survivors were still being pulled from rubble in the capital, spurring hope among relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by the magnitude 7.1 quake.

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"This time, we didn't feel the ground move. maybe since the last one we're getting used to them", said Pablo Martinez, who had run out of his central apartment building with his six-year-old daughter in his arms. Hope is fading that more survivors can be rescued from the rubble.

The latest death toll stands at 326 people - 187 of them in Mexico City. "But we must review the buildings that could be more recent in this classification", said Mancera Espinosa.

"You don't save lives with your heart, you save them with organisation", said rescue worker Juan Carlos Gutierrez, his voice rising nearly to a shout.

A new quake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, forcing a brief pause in rescue operations to free survivors from the more powerful tremor this week that devastated parts of the capital.

Frustration has grown among the thousands left homeless by Tuesday's quake with critics saying the government reaction pales in comparison to an outpouring of volunteer support, from rescue work to food donations.

The most visible sign of the city coming back to life were the rush hour queues after a week of eerie quiet along the avenues and highways that criss-cross the capital, known for its gridlock.

National Civil Protection chief Luis Felipe Puente said 148 people are confirmed dead in Mexico City, and there were 73 deaths in the state of Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in Mexico state, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca.

Dog rescued from Mexico natural disaster rubble six days on