Video: In Ecuador, earthquake recovery, emotional healing may take years

Posted Jun 17, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck just off the central coast Ecuador on April 16 in what people who lived through it described as a “long, slow wave” that led many to fear a tsunami would follow. In addition to the hundreds who died, more than 12,000 people suffered injuries. And a week later, aftershocks continued to rattle the country and peoples’ nerves. Many people have suffered trauma and the long-term recovery is expected to take years.