Ecuador earthquake: ADRA response plans underway

Ecuador earthquake: ADRA response plans underway

People passing the destroyed Palmitas Seventh-day Adventist Church in Pedernales. (Ecuador Union)

ADRA Ecuador and ADRA South America are working together to respond to Ecuador’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

April 18, 2016 | Bern, Switzerland. | ADRA, CD-EUDNEWS.

A team from ADRA Ecuador is currently travelling to the affected sites to conduct an initial assessment. They are also activating their national emergency management project (NEMP) with an appropriate response level, which will enable to them to respond quickly.

Local church members are also working closely with ADRA, acting as coordinators for local donations of food and clothing.

The ADRA South America regional office is evaluating the need to deploy emergency response team (ERT) members, and a wider response from ADRA’s international network may become a possibility.

More details will be available soon.

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