02 / November / 2015 (LF) The Interior Ministry said 34 municipalities of Jalisco in "extraordinary emergency", 10 in Colima and twelve in Nayarit, municipalities that were affected by Hurricane Patricia, 23 and 24 October.
The Interior Ministry declared an emergency for Autlan, Ayutla, Cihuatlan, Cuautla, Cuautitlán de García Barragán, lemon, Ejutla, Cranbrook, Juchitlán, La Huerta, San Gabriel, Tenamaxtlán, Toliman, Tomatlan, Tonaya, Tuxcacuesco, Union of Tula, Zapotitlán Vadillo and 16 more municipalities in Jalisco. In Colima emergency it was declared in 10 municipalities and in Nayarit, is emergency in 12 municipalities.
With this declaration, the affected municipalities will receive resources from the Fund for Emergency Response and that immediate help to meet the nutritional needs, shelter and health of the affected population.
Jalisco is in west-central Mexico and its capital is Guadalajara. The Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range traverses the state, separating the Pacific coast from a high plateau region. The Sierra Madre region is largely volcanic, and earthquakes are frequent. The state's many lakes include Chapala, Mexico's largest.