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Tuesday, April 14: A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Baja California on Sunday, April 4. An estimated 25,000 people have been affected by the earthquake with the worse damage in rural areas south of Mexicali.

ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) members John Mackie (US) and Jennifer Kormendy (CA) are based in Mexicali assessing the need for ShelterBoxes.

Jennifer said: "People have stunned looks on their faces as they try to comprehend what lies ahead following the earthquake. We've been receiving invaluable logistical support from government agencies and enthusiastic Rotarians."

More images taken by the SRT in Mexicali can be seen here.

monday, april 19: 260 ShelterBox disaster relief tents are being sent to Mexico and will be met by the SRT in Mexicali for immediate distribution.