Action Against Hunger

4/21/20164/21/2016113CompletedAction Against Hunger Ecudaor(Accion Contra el Hambre)ACFNGO - InternationalUSAEsmeraldasEsmeraldasChamangaThey have mobilised three teams of emergency response experts( logisticians, specialists in water, sanitation, and hygiene, and experts in food security) in the first 24 hours after the quake and relief items including water filters and hygiene kits have already been dispatched to Esmeraldas. Today(21st April), additional materials are scheduled to arrive including 1,000 chlorinated water tanks and another 1,000 water filters from Colombia, and treatment systems for household water, water pumps and distribution points for safe water from Panama. The teams are also preparing the needed equipment to put together "baby tents"; safe spaces where young children and their mothers can receive psychosocial support to cope with the impacts of the disaster and learn more about hygiene practices that can prevent the spread of new diseases among children. teams consisting of 10 experts dispatched from Spain and ColumbiaElizabeth Wright(+1)917.803.1139ewright@actionagainsthunger.orgWASHLogisticsFood SecurityProtectionChamangaEsmeraldasEsmeraldasEcuador0.2695, -79.9504DD