San Andrés Itzapa in Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Canadian Assistance after the 1976 Earthquake
El Canton San Antonio perpetua
su agradecimiento a la hermana
republica de El Canada por su
inmensa labor humanitaria, al
haber descombrado, limpiado y reconstruido nuestro pueblo,
con motivo del terremoto que
lo asolo, la madrugada del 4 de
febrero de 1976.
San Andres Itzapa, 17 de julio de 1976.
The San Antonio neighborhood perpetuates its gratitude to the sister republic of Canada for its immense humanitarian labor of clearing rubble, cleaning and reconstructing our village due to the earthquake that devasted it in the early morning hours of February 4, 1976.
San Andrés Itzapa, July 17, 1976
Erected 1976 by Vecinos de Cantón San Antonio, San Andrés Itzapa.
Location. 14° 37.245′ N, 90° 50.75′ W. Marker is in San Andrés Itzapa, Chimaltenango, in Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa. Touch for map. The marker is two blocks west and one block south of the San Andrés Itzapa Municipal Building. Marker is in this post office area: San Andrés Itzapa, Chimaltenango 04013, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies The 20th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. 4.9 kilometers away); José Simeon Cañas (approx. 5.3 kilometers away); General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 5.3 kilometers away); Chimaltenango Memorial to the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. 5.3 kilometers away); The Act of Patzicia (approx. 8.9 kilometers away); Santa Catarina Barahona (approx. 10 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); Tragic Accident in San Antonio Aguas Calientes (approx. 10.7 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); a different marker also named General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 12 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez).
Regarding Canadian Assistance after the 1976 Earthquake. Canada, through its Embassy and a volunteer organization known as the "Plenty Group", built 1,100 houses in San Andrés Itzapa after the severe earthquake of February 4, 1976.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Disasters •
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