The Mixe indigenous community of Rio Pachine suffered severe damage from the September 2017 earthquakes. In addition, the dirt floor on which the houses, streets and courtyards are located, has been deeply cracked. Due to its geological formation, this land accumulates risks of collapse, destroying new or rebuilt houses. In order to safely rebuild the houses on the same area, it is necessary to adapt the area for any other natural incidents, such as heavy rainfall or other earthquakes.
Despite the seriousness of the situation, the government's actions have not applied any support to this geological risk situation. Claims assistance protocols have been applied, and the result has been government immobility. The families of Rio Pachine have resorted to denouncing the situation in the Human Rights institutions. The responsible offices have escaped their responsibility due to changes in federal government. Women have lost the foundations of their productive, artisanal activity, w
Your support will allow securing the land in 40,000 m2; build 83 homes and create a safe and stable way of life for more than 200 people next to the rainforest
Remove the damaged land and ensure that it supports new houses resistant to new earthquakes and establish 83 safe and adequate homes.