On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In years of responding to disasters, the destruction and logistical challenges caused by Haiti’s earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010, were among the worst Oxfam has ever encountered.
The humanitarian response undertaken in Haiti after the earthquake that struck on 12 January 2010 has been one of the most complex ever.
Oxfam’s Water and Sanitation advisor Raphael Mutiku said: