On april 16 an earthquake devestated several coastal communities. 113 people were rescued in an emergency situation and more than 25.000 stay in temporary shelters. Because of aftershocks many people dwell in the streets. During and direct after the eathquake more than 700 people lost their lives.
This IFRC Appeal provides assistence to 100.000 people living in the area of the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador. Assistance aims at health, shelter and the distrubution of basic needs and food. Also repairs of water supply are a priority.
By 2 May, more than 3211 families had received humanitarian aid (approximately 16,055 people).
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
Disaster Management Phase