Ecuador

Ecuador - Earthquake Information Report No.3

Format
Situation Report
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Posted
Originally published
Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0098
1. THE GOVERNMENT OF ECUADOR, THROUGH THE PERMANENT MISSION OF ECUADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS-GENEVA, HAS NOW REQUESTED DHA TO CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE FOR APPROXIMATELY 3,000 PEOPLE MOST SEVERELY AFFECTED BY THE EARTHQUAKE.

EMERGENCY REQUIREMENTS IDENTIFIED BY THE GOVERNMENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • EMERGENCY SHELTER
  • BLANKETS
  • WATER PURIFIERS
  • FOOD
  • CLOTHING
2. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE REFER TO THE NEEDS ASSESSED BY THE UNITED NATIONS DISASTER ASSESSMENT AND COORDINATION IN-COUNTRY TEAM, (UNDAC) AS REFLECTED IN DHA INFORMATION REPORT NO.2 OF 31 MARCH 1996.

3. COLLECTION OF UPDATED INFORMATION IS UNDERWAY AND WILL BE REFLECTED IN FUTURE DHA SITUATION REPORTS.

4. DHA IS PREPARED TO SERVE AS CHANNEL FOR CASH CONTRIBUTIONS TO BE USED DURING IMMEDIATE RELIEF PHASE. FUNDS ARE SPENT IN COORDINATION WITH RELEVANT ORGANIZATIONS OF U.N. SYSTEM, AND DHA PROVIDES DONOR GOVERNMENTS WITH WRITTEN CONFIRMATION ON UTILIZATION OF FUNDS CONTRIBUTED.

5. FUNDS SHOULD BE TRANSFERRED TO DHA ACCOUNT NO. C0-590.160.1 AT SWISS BANK CORPORATION, CASE POSTALE 2770, CH-1211 GENEVA 2, WITH REFERENCE: ECUADOR - EARTHQUAKE, DHA-GENEVA.

6. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM DHA-GENEVA, AS INDICATED BELOW, OF BILATERAL RELIEF MISSIONS/PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS AND THEIR CORRESPONDING VALUE BY ITEM.

TELEPHONE NO: +41-22-917-1234

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY: TELEPHONE +41-22-917-2010

DESK OFFICER: MR. E. HAEGGLUND/ MR. C. PEREIRA, DIRECT TEL:+41-22-917-32.99 AND +41-22/ 917-13.83
PRESS TO CONTACT: MRS. MOULIN-ACEVEDO, TEL: +41-22-917-28-56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22-917-0023
ELECTRONIC MAIL: INTERNET DHAGVA AT UN.ORG

DPR 310 ECU'96 (1)