Ecuador, earthquake area
Nedap supplies safe drinking water after a massive earthquake in Ecuador.
Ecuador was struck by an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale on16 April 2016. The death toll quickly rose to more than 500 and thousands of people were injured. The damage to buildings and infrastructure was huge.
The earthquake's epicentre lay close to the town of Muisne on Ecuador's northern coast. A state of emergency was declared in six Ecuadorian provinces following the worst earthquake since 1979. The provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas werehardest hit.Nedap's distributor in Ecuador, Latinkursa, made a Näiade available to the Laica"Eloy Alfaro" Manabi (LEAM) University in Manta Ecuador.