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Hurricane Patricia

October 23, 2015

 
 
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Charity Rating
Catholic Relief Services three stars
Children's Hunger Fund three stars
Convoy of Hope four stars
Direct Relief four stars
Giving Children Hope four stars
Heart to Heart International four stars
International Medical Corps four stars
MAP International four stars
Medical Teams International four stars
MedShare four stars
Water Mission four stars

On October 23, 2015, a category five storm was barreling towards Mexico. The impact of Hurricane Patricia was called “potentially catastrophic.” And Mexican authorities warned that while they had capacity to shelter up to 259,000 people, 400,000 were at risk of being impacted by the storm. 

Thankfully, just as quickly as the storm strengthened to the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, it weakened. In fact, it dissipated without causing the widespread catastrophic damage had been anticipated. Still it did cause destruction, mud slides, flooding and power outages in several impoverished communities in Mexico. 

If you want to help, then consider supporting one of these charities. You can click on the charity's name to go to its Charity Navigator rating page where you can review its performance against our 30+ metrics. From there, you can visit the charity's website where you can learn more specifically how it is responding to this disaster. 

But before you give to these or any charities responding to Patrica or the next natural disaster, be sure to review our Tips For Giving In Times Of Crisis.

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Charity Rating
Catholic Relief Services three stars
Children's Hunger Fund three stars
Convoy of Hope four stars
Direct Relief four stars
Giving Children Hope four stars
Heart to Heart International four stars
International Medical Corps four stars
MAP International four stars
Medical Teams International four stars
MedShare four stars
Water Mission four stars

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