As the Mexican earthquake becomes the latest natural disaster to hit the Western Hemisphere, the role of civil society — especially the first responders — has demonstrated the best of human nature.
‘One of the biggest to hit Mexico in several years’
A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City. There were no early reports of major damage, injuries, or loss of life. The earthquake struck on the Pacific coast near Acapulco, registering at 7.5 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey