Iberdrola Mexico helps people affected by flooding in Tabasco and Chiapas

  • Iberdrola Mexico will donate 5,000 packages of food to help families affected by flooding in these two states.
  • During the Covid-19 health contingency, the company has donated more than 1.8 million units of medical supplies and 12,000 aid packages.

Mexico City, November 25, 2020 – Today Iberdrola Mexico announced that it was donating 5,000 packages of food to help low-income families affected by recent flooding in the states of Chiapas and Tabasco, at an event held in the Mexican Senate.

Iberdrola Mexico’s CEO, Enrique Alba, and the president of the Confederation of Industrial Chambers (Concamin), Francisco Cervantes, symbolically handed over the first 1,000 packages of food to the Senator for Chiapas, Eduardo Ramírez, chairman of the Board of Directors, and to the Senator for Tabasco, Mónica Fernández Balboa, president of the Governance Commission.

“At Iberdrola Mexico, we are aware that joint work between public administrations and the private sector is essential in the event of natural disasters such as the ones that took place in Tabasco and Chiapas. Companies have an obligation to help the most vulnerable people, which is why we will continue to help the government in order to overcome this difficult situation together,” said Enrique Alba.

Over the next few days, the remaining 4,000 packages of food will be delivered to different public institutions in charge of collecting and distributing the aid to the people affected by flooding in southern Mexico.

In order to help people cope with the Covid-19 health contingency, Iberdrola Mexico has provided more than 1.8 million units of medical supplies in 20 states, including surgical masks, KN95 respirators, medical overalls, face shields, intensive care ventilators and bottles of antibacterial gel.

In addition, the company has distributed 12,000 packages of food and personal hygiene items as well as cleaning products to vulnerable families in more than 70 communities in the country.

The aim of Iberdrola Mexico is to combine economic and industrial development with social welfare, which is why it is carrying out actions to ensure the welfare of Mexican communities and provide constant help during these times of crisis.

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