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Dominican rescuers off to Ecuador to seek quake survivors

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Government will send a group of rescuers to Ecuador to provide assistance after the earthquake which killed 413 people.

Civil Defense director Rafael de Luna said 53 search-and-rescue personnel and six trained dogs will be heading to the South American nation to find survivors.

He said the group is slated to depart Tuesday afternoon toward the Ecuador city of Manta.

Speaking at the Civil Defense workshop “Communication: relevant risk management tool,” the official said the Dominican and Ecuador Foreign ministries coordinated the mission.

Source: DT

April 19, 2016

Category: DR News |

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