On the evening of Saturday, April 16th a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal region of Ecuador. The death toll is nearing 700 and the Ecuadorian President has declared it a state of emergency. MAP has two Interagency Emergency Health Kit that will treat 10,000 people for 90 days as well as additional medicines to treat 62,500 people airlifting to Ecuador on 04.49.16 and 250 Water filters in route as well.
On the evening of Saturday, April 16th a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal region of Ecuador. The death toll is nearing 700 with reports of over 2,500 people injured. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has declared it a state of emergency, with the number of dead expected to rise "considerably" as crews continue to remove bodies from the rubble, Correa said.
Medical aid and relief supplies are needed to provide immediate aid and recovery to those impacted by this earthquake. MAP has airlifted two Interagency Emergency Health Kits and medicines to treat over 80,000 people as well as over 250 Sawyer water filters.
Immediate medical aid will help the people of Ecuador to recover quicker and restore those impacted by this disaster, saving countless lives.