At the date of April 24, the number of certified deaths has risen up to 646, 130 are still missing,12 thousand are injured and more than 21 thousand have no roof above their heads, due to the earthquake.
The violent earthquake of magnitude 7,8
has hitten the central coastal area of Ecuador last 16 April, about 170 kilometers from capita Quito. The geologic service of United States said that the earthwuake had its epicenter 27 kilometers south-east of Muisne, a touristic area with fishing harbors, at a depth of 19 kilometers. Vice-president Jorge Glas announced the status of emergency in six provinces of the Country. Josephine missionaire centers
have also been damaged. Unfortunately, in Santo Domingo some people died and part of a chapel, where josephine missionaires meet to pray, has collapsed. Minor damage happened in Quito and in the suburbs of Babahoyo.
Unfortunately, in this tragedy as in others, if we don’t intervene promptly, the poorer people, children in particular, are thpose who suffer most.
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IBAN: IT 17 E 07601 03200 001001330032 – BIC/SWIFT: BPPIITRRXX Reason: Earthquake in Ecuador
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