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Belarus to provide humanitarian assistance to Ecuador earthquake victims

Belarus is going to provide humanitarian assistance to Ecuador. The country will send essential items worth about $150,000. Tents, folding beds and blankets. 

The delivery of humanitarian aid will be provided by the Emergencies Ministry and the Ministry of Transport with the assistance of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry.

A devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 points occurred in Ecuador on April 16. The natural disaster killed more than 650 people leaving 40 were missing. About 12,500 people were wounded and injured. The natural disaster has been called the most powerful in the last 30 years.

Belarus to provide humanitarian assistance to Ecuador earthquake victims