The Ecuadorian government recently informed that it has communicated with 102 of the 120 Ecuadorian residents that live in Japan. According to the newspaper El Ciudadano, the 102 Ecuadorians in Japan are well and safe. Meanwhile the Ambassador of Ecuador in Japan, Javier Ponce Leiva, confirmed this information to the Ecuadorian media.
Ponce expressed his joy about the Ecuadorian that are out of danger; he also assured that the efforts to help the rest of their countrymen in Japan continue. Meanwhile the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and the South American Conference on Migration proposed to Ecuador to coordinate joint actions to help their citizens currently residing in the Asian country.
The National Secretariat for Migrants (Senami) revealed the creation of a forty thousand dollars fund to help the Ecuadorians that were victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Most of the Ecuadorian immigrants were married with Japanese and lived in Tokyo. At the moment the official number of the death toll is of 3,373 people and 7,558 are missing after the natural disasters in the Asian country.
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