Funds Sent To: Centro Intereclesial de Estudios Teológicos y Sociales (CIEETS)
Amount Sent: US$ 60,000
Date: 29 April 2014
Details of Response
Emergency: Earthquakes in Nicaragua
Date of Emergency: 10 April 2014
ACT Requesting Member(s): Centro Intereclesial de Estudios Teológicos y Sociales (CIEETS)
I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY
DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY
On April 10 an earthquake of 6.2 degrees on the Richter scale shook the Pacific side of Nicaragua; a second earthquake of magnitude 6.6 was felt on April 11; and on April 13 there were two more earthquakes, with intensity of 4.4 and 5.6 degrees respectively, in the centre of Managua. CIEETS will assist 300 affected families through food security and psychosocial support in the municipalities of Nagarote and Mateare.
Major damage was located in the municipalities of Nagarote, La Paz Centro and Mateare in the Departments of Leon and Managua respectively. Damage was also reported in the cities of Leon,
Managua and Granada.