United States Earthquake Assistance Reaches $5.45 million

Two months after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Ecuador, the U.S. Mission in Ecuador continues to support humanitarian programs to help recovering communities.  This week, the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance announced four new grants that will be implemented by international organizations, in coordination with Ecuadorian authorities.  With this new funding, the total U.S. ... Read More»

Emergency Assistance

The United States has provided millions in humanitarian assistance to help Ecuador in recovery efforts from the April 16 earthquake. This includes support for a USAID airlift of relief supplies, as well as for humanitarian programs that are providing safe drinking water, improved sanitation, hygiene kits, and other supplies to communities affected by the earthquake. ... Read More»

Current Report on U.S. Assistance to Ecuador Following April 16 Earthquake

Humanitarian and technical assistance to the Ecuadorian people is a priority for the U.S. Mission to Ecuador.  This support will continue throughout the second phase of reconstruction. To date, the United States has provided more than $4 million in humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ecuador. This includes more than 80 tons of supplies ... Read More»

The U.S. sends mobile equipment for air traffic control to Manta

In close coordination with the authorities of the Ecuadorian government, the United States Department of Defense and the Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) delivered on April 26 a mobile equipment for air traffic control (ATC) of Eloy Alfaro International Airport in Manta. The provisional equipment and four experts arrive on a flight from the ... Read More»

Response of the United States Government to the Humanitarian Emergency in Ecuador

In close cooperation with the Ecuadorian government an aircraft arrived on April 24 in Quito bringing in emergency humanitarian relief managed by the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Abroad(OFDA) of USAID. More than 80 tons of emergency supplies were delivered directly to the Ecuadorian Red Cross. The technical team sent by USAID identified the urgent ... Read More»
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