The government, hampered by red tape and political turmoil, is unable to take full advantage of $4.1 billion in aid, and some donors are growing restless.
As Ecuador grapples with a lengthy recovery following an earthquake earlier this month, some American politicians and immigration advocacy groups are requesting the Department of Homeland Security use a little-known law to extend the stay of Ecuadorians living in the United States. Show More Summary
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has occurred off the islands of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.
I'm scheduled to be on the syndicated radio show "Rosie on the House" with host Rosie Romero, tomorrow morning, April 30, starting at about 7:10 a.m., to talk about the recent swarms of earthquakes in Arizona, and the AZGS project to identify all the landslides in the state. Show More Summary
Guest post by James Chiq In light of recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador, people around the world are seeking ways to aid those affected by natural disasters, either from afar or in person. But good intentions can — and … Continue reading ?
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A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake occurred on Thursday in South Pacific off the Vanuatu coast, the US Geological Survey reported.
A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake --...Show More Summary
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador is negotiating credit lines to finance reconstruction after this month's devastating earthquake with multilateral agencies that include the International Monetary Fund, a government official said on Thursda...
(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Normally, it takes weeks to repair the cracking or spalling of columns on just one bridge damaged in an earthquake. Now a team of researchers has developed a new process of fixing damaged bridge columns that takes as little as a few days.
The United States deployed 12 airmen to Ecuador this week to support ongoing relief efforts for victims of the earthquake that struck the country April 16.
In just 30 seconds, a devastating earthquake like the ones that struck Japan and Ecuador can render a city helpless. With roadways split and bridges severely damaged, residents and emergency personnel could be prevented from moving around to rebuild. read more
After the earthquake in Nepal a year ago, artist Jeremy Collins traveled there with his GoPro cameras to record his adventures. The video shows how he sketched people, painted murals on buildings, and drew while hang gliding. (link to YouTube) Jeremy Collins website
This GoPro short film is about artist Jeremy Collins’ trip to Nepal after the 2015 earthquake that caused heavy damage to the state. Both Nepal’s natural beauty and its recovering citizens helped him reevaluate what’s important in his life.
Archiplan Studio have transformed an old country barn into an absolutely beautiful countryside home in Italy. The barn was partially damaged by an earthquake, although the overall structure of the building remained intact. The architects looked to in turn redefine the interior components as well as to develop a unique external opening system. The main […]
PARIS (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattled the southwestern French city of La Rochelle on Thursday in the strongest quake in mainland France since April 2014, the Central French Seismic Office said.
Ecuador has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a credit line in the wake of a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake, Finance Minister Fausto Herrera confirmed.
Houston midfielder Alex Monteiro de Lima and San Jose Earthquakes defender Andres Imperiale were each suspended for a game and fined undisclosed amounts.
To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the April 25, 2015, earthquake in Nepal, the Rubin Museum of Art is launching a series of commemorative projects, including an online exhibition that celebrates the unique culture of the region.