#Earthquakes: Israel works to provide aid and support on the ground in Japan and Ecuador

01-ecuador-earthquakeDozens of Israeli aid workers are working to provide support on the ground in Japan and Ecuador after multiple deadly earthquakes recently rattled the two countries.

“In addition to the dozens of volunteers of IsraAID who are working hard to provide support to the teams on the ground IsraAID plans to provide ongoing support to both countries and regions in need”, said a statement from IsraAID  Israel’s humanitarian aid agency, in response to the earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan.

They have been distributing goods and opening child care centers in the affected Japanese communities, IsraAID said. Meanwhile, an IsraAID team left Sunday night to assist with emergency efforts in Ecuador after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake ravaged the Andean country, killing at least 272 people. The Israeli team in Ecuador was prepared to offer medical treatment, psycho-social outreach and child resources.

“In addition to the dozens of volunteers of IsraAID who are working hard to provide support to the teams on the ground IsraAID plans to provide ongoing support to both countries and regions in need”, the relief organization said.

For 15 years, IsraAID has been helping people all over the world overcome extreme crises and has provided millions with the vital support needed to move from destruction to reconstruction, and eventually, to sustainable living.

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