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Ecuador, Hit By New Earthquakes, Has Long Road To Rebuilding

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador in April killed nearly 700 people, one of the country’s worst natural disasters in decades. Thirty thousand people are still living in temporary shelters. 

Unicef estimates that about 100 babies a day are being born in Esmeraldas and Manab, the areas worst hit by the earthquake. 

This week two earthquakes struck Ecuador’s coast, causing damage to several areas still recovering from last month’s disaster. We get an update on how the rebuilding process is going with Grant Leaity, Unicef Representative in Ecuador.

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