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EU supports Ecuador following deadly earthquake

EU News 131/2016

Brussels, 18 April 2016

Following the deadly earthquake, which caused multiple casualties and left many injured in Ecuador on Saturday evening, the Commission has taken immediate steps to provide coordinated European support to the relief efforts.

The EU has today released € 1 million as initial humanitarian aid to the victims of the earthquake in Ecuador while detailed assessment of the needs is underway. This assistance will be delivered through EU's humanitarian partners in the country.


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