On Saturday, 18th March, an earthquake hit Ecuador and Peru leaving a devastating impact on both countries. The Brazilian government has stepped forward to offer its support and cooperation during this humanitarian crisis.
The earthquake in Ecuador, measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale, has resulted in at least 14 deaths and over 440 injuries. The government has taken to social media to share this information with the public.
The impact of the earthquake was felt with less intensity in northern Peru. Although other countries in the Pacific Ring of Fire were also affected by the earthquake, their consequences were not as severe.
The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a note expressing solidarity with the governments and people of Ecuador and Peru. They have also affirmed their willingness to provide all possible cooperation to the authorities of these countries in responding to the humanitarian emergency.
This is a time when the affected countries need all the help and support they can get. The Brazilian government’s offer of assistance is a welcome gesture of solidarity during this difficult time. The international community must come together to provide humanitarian aid to those affected by this natural disaster.
In the face of such tragedies, it is heartening to see nations stepping forward to support one another. It is essential that the world continues to stand together and offer aid and support to those in need during such difficult times.