Quito.- Nearly three weeks after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook Ecuador’s northwestern region on April 16th, the Cuban medical brigade in the country is continue its work assisting the victims.
José Ernesto Betancourt, head of the Cuban team of doctors, nurses and rescuers, explained In statements to Cuban press that the members of the Henry Reeve Brigade who are Specialized in Disasters and Emergency Situations, have set up provisional hospitals, first in the city of Bahía de Caráquez and then in the city of Jama. From Jama they have also conducted field work, traveling around neighboring communities to assist victims. (RHC)
periodico26.cu, May 7, 2016