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Ecuador taps IMF for aid after $3B earthquake

CNBC - ‎15 hours ago‎
Ecuador has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for aid after this month's massive earthquake killed hundreds of people and laid extra stress on the struggling economy.

Quake struck Ecuador grateful for solidarity and aid

euronews - ‎17 hours ago‎
Aid is continues to arrive in quake struck Ecuador. Bolivian President Evo Morales joined Ecuador President Rafael Correa on a visit to Manta to observe relief efforts following the April 16 disaster.

Louisville group to aid Ecuador quake victims

The Courier-Journal - ‎12 hours ago‎
Louisville-based nonprofit WaterStep is preparing to respond to Ecuador's recent 7.8-magnitude earthquake, with plans to supply water purifiers, training and health education to victims, the group announced Thursday.

Ecuador and Uruguay Are Being Rocked by Deadly Floods

teleSUR English - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa visits areas affected by the floods near Santo Domingo, April, 26. 2016 | Andes. “The necessary personnel and equipment have been assigned to finish the clean up operation as quickly as possible,” said Edgar ...
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'Heroic' rescue dog dies after saving Ecuador earthquake victims

Washington Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Firefighters in Ecuador said a rescue dog that helped save victims trapped under rubble after this month's devastating recent earthquake died from heatstroke while performing his duties.
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Cookies on the BBC website

BBC News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A rescue dog which saved a number of people after the Ecuador earthquake has died. The Labrador was used to search for survivors after the 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Ecuadorean coast last week.
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York-made water purifier used after Ecuador earthquake

York Daily Record/Sunday News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Richard Swindle, senior warranty, training and safety manager for International Water Company, LLC in York Township looks into a second generation Mobile Water Purification System.

Shigeru Ban joins disaster relief effort following Ecuador earthquake

Dezeen - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The 2016 Ecuador earthquake occurred on 16 April. Measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, it was felt strongly in the capital Quito, and resulted in over 17,000 casualties.

Ecuador announces tourist, commercial plan post quake

Anadolu Agency - ‎21 hours ago‎
The government of Ecuador on Wednesday announced an economic plan to help tourist and commercial zones affected by a recent earthquake.
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Ecuador will temporarily increase taxes and sell assets to fund reconstruction after earthquake

Business Insider - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
PEDERNALES/QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuador will temporarily increase some taxes, sell assets, and may issue new bonds on the international market to fund a multi-billion dollar reconstruction after a devastating 7.8 magnitude quake, a somber ...
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Ecuador: quake damage to schools impacts 120000 children – UNICEF

UN News Centre - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“Education is a lifeline for children going through the trauma of chaos and destruction,” said Grant Leaity, UNICEF Representative in Ecuador. “It helps give them a daily routine and a sense of purpose and puts them on track for psychological recovery.”.

LAFD search and rescue team members respond to Ecuador earthquake - ‎3 hours ago‎
Urban search and rescue team members from the Los Angeles County Fire Department have joined counterparts from Fairfax, Virginia, in responding to the deadly magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Ecuador earlier this month, officials announced Thursday ...
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Ecuador despairs after quake and seeks urgent funds to rebuild

Financial Times - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The huge task of rebuilding Opec's smallest member state following last weekend's quake will pose the sternest test yet for Rafael Correa, Ecuador's veteran leftwing president who is already grappling with the prolonged slump in oil prices and a ...

Canada pledges additional $900000 for Ecuador earthquake relief efforts

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Canada is contributing another $900,000 to earthquake-stricken Ecuador, but has decided against sending the military's Disaster Assistance Response Team.

Beyond the Baseline Podcast: Irina Falconi

Sports Illustrated - ‎11 hours ago‎
The 25-year-old is also finishing up her degree at Indiana University through the WTA Tour's program and she talks about why it was important for her to complete her degree.

Female MMA Champion Donates to Ecuador for Earthquake Relief

teleSUR English - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Mixed Martial Arts fighter Carla Esparza is promoting aid to Ecuador after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Latin American nation on April 16.

Shigeru Ban shares architecture wisdom in Ecuador after earthquake disaster

Inhabitat - ‎11 hours ago‎
Architect Shigeru Ban is one of our favorites here at Inhabitat, but that's usually just about his work. Now, we like him even more.

Catholic agencies begin work of rebuilding after Ecuador quake

Catholic News Service - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Residents recover some of their belongings April 25 from debris of a destroyed building in Canoa, Ecuador. Catholic agencies will begin building temporary shelters for thousands of families displaced by the April 16 magnitude-7.8 earthquake, the ...

Aid Continues to Pour in After Ecuador Earthquake: Over One Million Dollars Raised on GoFundMe

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 16, 2016, Ecuador was devastated by a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left hundreds dead and thousands injured.

China sends 4 planeloads of aid to quake-ravaged Ecuador

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"Before, China and Ecuador were perfect strangers, but now our relation has strengthened in cultural, social and political areas," Foreign Minister Guillaume Long said at Quito's airport surrounded by bright red Chinese flags and accompanied by China's ...