Ecuador: Earthquake Situation Report No. 09 (up to 9 May 2016)
The Flash Appeal (US$ 72.7 million) is currently 12 per cent funded. Funds are urgently needed to implement programs to assist benefit thousands of people.
The Government created the Committee for Reconstruction and Productive Reactivation of Employment to revive the economy and manage reconstruction in the affected areas.
Approximately 82 tourism establishments were affected in Portoviejo. Tourism is one of the main economic activities in the affected areas.
Displaced families who are not in official shelters, are in need of assistance.