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Church Releases Update on Status of Missionaries and Members After Mexico City Earthquake

The Church issued the following update in English and Spanish, announcing the safety of all missionaries and mentioning planned cleanup.

We have confirmed that all missionaries in the region affected by Tuesday's earthquake in Mexico have been contacted and are safe. Mission presidents have been in contact with families to let them know they are well. Missionary apartments in several missions sustained damage, including a few that are now uninhabitable. Missionaries are eager to participate in the cleanup efforts and will do so as they are able to safely engage. Several Latter-day Saint chapels were also impacted, and teams are assessing the extent of the damage. We continue to pray for the people of Mexico as they recover from this serious earthquake.

Español:

Hemos confirmado que todos los misioneros en la región afectada por el terremoto del martes en México han sido contactados y están seguros. Los presidentes de misión han estado en contacto con las familias para hacerles saber que están bien. Los apartamentos de misioneros en varias misiones sufrieron daños, incluidos algunos que ahora son inhabitables. Los misioneros están ansiosos por participar en los esfuerzos de limpieza y lo harán, cuando sea seguro que se involucren. Muchas capillas SUD también se han visto afectadas y equipos están evaluando la magnitud de los daños. Continuamos orando por la gente de México mientras se recuperan de este grave terremoto.
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