- The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Saturday night
- A state of emergency has been declared in six provinces
The military has brought in search dogs to help find survivors and bodies and 10,000 soldiers have been deployed. They've set up mobile hospitals and temporary shelters.
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The Ecuador Red Cross
has teams on the ground providing first aid and searching for survivors.
has delivered 20,000 water purification tables to the area worst affected by the quake. UNICEF is also assessing the needs of children in the earthquake zone.
has deployed an emergency response staff to assist with aid distributions and is setting up shelters.
personnel are on the ground to help coordinate with churches and community officials. The groups says field hospital and medical staff will be arriving later this week.
World Food Program
is providing food assistance to more than 5,000 families affected by the earthquake.
is focusing on providing clean water, sanitation, and hygenic products.
Save the Children
is delivering emergency shelter, food, generators, and hygiene kits. It's also providing kits for children to return to school as soon as possible.
International Medical Corps
is working with local medical professionals to deploy mobile medical teams and assist damaged hospitals.
and their emergency specialists are on the ground in Ecuador. They are providing rehabilitation services and counseling for the injured and their families.
is on the ground in Ecuador and providing medical aid and supplies.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
and its partners are providing aid to hundreds of people, including food, water, medical equipment and supplies, water filters and purification tablets, solar panel lamps, and post-trauma kits for children.
Impact Your World is monitoring the situation after the 7.8-magnitude quake struck on the country's central coast.