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Citizens denounce that Rafael Correa demands to channel the aid through the State

Diego de la Cruz, director of Think Tank Civism, denounced Tuesday March 19 on his Twitter account that the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa requires that all humanitarian assistance must pass through the state to reach the survivors. “The Ecuadorian regime prevents...
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The Armed forces will channel the donations and their delivery to the victims

The limited availability of water and food begin to be felt 2 days after the earthquake among the people of Pedernales (Manabi), one of the most affected cities by the 7,8M magnitude earthquake. Since yesterday morning, trucks, trailers, vans, private cars, and institutions cars...
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
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The anti-seismic standards are not met in new buildings

  A review details the damage caused by the 8M earthquake that struck Guayaquil the night of May 13, 1942. Several buildings fell and 40 dead were counted. There were buildings that endured the quake. One of them is located on the corner of Baquerizo Moreno and Junin streets. The...
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Celec denies request for CWE work 

The Electricity Corporation of Ecuador (Celec EP) denied a request for access to public information by daily El Universo, which required the payments delivered to China International Water & Electric Corp. (CWE), responsible for building the hydroelectric plant Toachi...
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
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Heartbeats are still heard between death and debris 

The continuous heartbeat is depleted every minute, the clock ticks amid rescue efforts. Sweat does not matter if someone is taken out of the rubble alive. Firefighters alternate intense work days under grueling heat and concentrate on specific points of Manta and Portoviejo. In...
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Foreign technicians will make a study of buildings in Guayaquil

Mayor of Guayaquil Jaime Nebot said yesterday that foreign technicians will support the municipality in the evaluation of structures affected by the last Saturday earthquake. They will intervene, she aid, based on a preliminary inspection made by the City Council. Due to the...
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An unprecedented development of logistics

Security staff, physicians and volunteers; food rations, water or medicines. The assistance to those affected by the 7.8M earthquake that occurred in Manabi and Esmeraldas tests the organizational capability of the state. The first days the reaction was almost...
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
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The military deployment

  An operations center of the Armed Forces was installed in the Manta air base. From there, the military high command directs the logistic operations to transport military personnel, foreign and national rescuers, water, food, victuals, dead and wounded people. About 10,000 men...
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Number of earthquake victims in Ecuador increases at 525

The Attorney General´s Office of has recorded 525 fatalities from the earthquake. Of those bodies_ 518 have been identified and returned to their families 15 are unidentified and 11 foreigners have also been identified. In a national address broadcast yesterday at noon, Minister...
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
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Tremor of 6.2 degrees was felt in the wee hours of Wednesday

A tremor of 6.2 degrees on the Richter scale, according to a Geophysics Institute report, occurred in the early hours of Wednesday (3:33) and was felt in several provinces of Ecuador. The epicenter of the quake was in the province of Esmeraldas, near Muisne and had a depth of...
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
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