Citizens have stepped into the breach of slow or patchy official response but as hopes for more survivors fade, those made homeless fear for the future

Regina Villar is in charge of coordinating help for more than 100 badly traumatized victims of Mexico’s devastating earthquake, which killed more than 250 people and left thousands of families homeless.

She is 17 years old, and is a student at a prestigious Catholic high school which this week opened its gymnasium as a temporary shelter for dozens of families who lost everything in the magnitude 7.1 quake.

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