Insurance companies have disbursed $ 290 million for earthquake damages

The Ecuadorian Federation of Insurance Companies (Fedeseg) has assisted 27,303 cases of reported claims after the earthquake that affected mainly the provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas. The figure represents 75% of total claims amounting to 36,185. According to Fedeseg, of the...

96 destroyed buildings during the earthquake are investigated

Technical information on the causes of the fall and destruction of buildings during the earthquake of April 16 was delivered yesterday to the local authorities in the provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas, in a ceremony held in Ciudad Alfaro, Montecristi, that was attended by...

Book and documentary about the earthquake was presented at a forum

  Jose Garcia, journalist of Ediasa Media, of Manabi, reported that at least 23 colleagues suffered damages to their homes during the earthquake of April 16. One of them lost a family member. Nevertheless, the majority joined and worked to provide information on this misfortune....

More than 34,000 claims have been received by insurance companies of Ecuador after the earthquake

  150 days after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the coastal provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas, on April 16, the Ecuadorian Federation of Insurance Companies (Fedeseg) reported it has received the report of 34,021 complaints. During the opening of a conference on...

International aid for the earthquake is of $ 27 million

  Ecuador has received 27 million dollars from the international cooperation for the emergency generated after the earthquake of April 16. The balance was made yesterday by the Coordinating Ministry of Social Development. Gabriela Rosero, head of the ministry, said that...

Indecision persists half a year before the presidential elections in Ecuador

  Most citizens have not yet decided who to vote for president, six months and a half before the general elections to be held in the country on February 19, 2017. _ This emerges from the results of recent surveys which reveal that indecision among respondents is at least of...

5.4 quake was recorded last night in Manabi

  A new earthquake was felt tonight in several cities, but more intensely in the coastal populations of Manabi. According to a preliminary report of the Geophysical Institute (IG) at 20:20 of Tuesday an 5.4 magnitude earthquake in the Richter scale, with a depth of 10...

Water treatment plant for the earthquake zone

  A water treatment plant, that will be able to supply up to 150,000 people, was presented yesterday at the Contecon facilities in the seaport of Guayaquil. This plant -whose cost is between $ 2 million and $ 3 million,- is a donation from the Spanish group Aguas de Valencia...