Social and Economic Effects of Previous Events in Ecuador

April 25, 2016 by  
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By Sahar Derakhshan   1987 Ecuador Earthquakes: Social and Economic Consequences of the 1987 Earthquakes in Ecuador (Vicente Albornoz, and Daniela Anda) Natural Disaster Studies, Volume Five: The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes. Chapter 7 Local-level Economic and Social Consequences (P....


Initial Cost Estimates

April 25, 2016 by  
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By Sahar Derakhshan   According to the latest reports from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck northern Ecuador last week, there have been 654 deaths, 16,600 injures, 25,000 people in need of shelter, and 130 people still missing. Eighty percent of Pedernales, the coastal epicenter of the quake,...