Ecuador

Ecuador - Earthquake Information Report No.6

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published
Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0106
SITUATION.

1. OVER THE PAST WEEKS THE NUMBER OF AFTERSHOCKS HAS BEEN DECREASING PROGRESSIVELY AND MOST OF THEM ARE OF MAGNITUDE LOWER THAN 3.5 ON RICHTER SCALE. FEW WERE FELT IN THE EPICENTER.

2. THE UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR AND TWO UNDAC TEAM MEMBERS SUPERVISED THE DISTRIBUTION AND SETTING UP OF 600 TENTS IN THE MOST NEEDY AREAS.

3. THE BLUE PRINTS OF THE COMMUNAL EMERGENCY SHELTERS TO BE FINANCED WITH UNDP/DHA CONTRIBUTION WERE REVISED AND APPROVED. CONSTRUCTION OF THESE SHELTERS IS BEGINNING WITH THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE COMMUNITIES.

4. CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED SINCE SITUATION REPORT N0.5

GOVT. OF FRANCE EMERGENCY GRANT USD. 65,000
GOVT. OF SPAIN RECONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOLS AND HEALTH CENTERS USD. 40,000
JUNTA OF ANDALUCIA REPAIR OF HOUSES AND WATER SUPPLY THROUGH THE CHURCH USD. 40,000
SPANISH RED CROSS SUPPORT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS THROUGH THE RED CROSS USD. 10,000
ADRA-PERU CLOTHING, 120 BLANKETS, 8 TENTS MEDICINE AND VITAMINS ++

5. 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.

6. FUNDS SHOULD BE TRANSFERRED TO DHA ACCOUNT N0. CO-590.160.1 AT SWISS BANK CORPORATION, CASE POSTALE 2770, CH-1211 GENEVA 2, WITH REFERENCE. ECUADOR-EARTHQUAKE, DHA-GENEVA.

7. 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.

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