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ECUADOR: Students Back to School after Earthquake as Missionaries Continue Medical, Food Aid

By at June 23, 2016 | 3:59 pm

ECUADOR: Students Back to School after Earthquake as Missionaries Continue Medical, Food Aid

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries continue to offer aid and support to those affected by the 7.8 earthquake that killed 660 and left tens of thousands homeless in Ecuador. The earthquake, which struck on April 16, destroyed water systems, collapsed roads, and affected 33 health centers – half of which are still not operational. The hardest hit areas are in the more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Create Action Plan to Assist More Than 42,000 Affected by Earthquake

By at April 28, 2016 | 4:42 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Create Action Plan to Assist More Than 42,000 Affected by Earthquake

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have made an action plan to assist more than 42,000 people affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16 leaving at least 655 people dead and close to 5,000 injured. According to government reports, close to 30,000 people are living in temporary shelters. The hardest hit areas are in the Manabi Province more...

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