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2016 News in Brief



Earthquake relief effort for residents of Ecuador and Japan

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The Red Cross

Professor Otto X. Cordero and other Ecuadorian-natives of the MIT community are helping lead recent earthquake relief efforts by publicizing groups accepting donations. Speaking about the recent Ecuadorian quakes, Professor Cordero says “Many of these towns have only basic infrastructure where people usually make a living from tourism and fishing. Their lives have been devastated and turned upside down. The situation is still very dire and will be for some time.” Read the MIT News story for ways to give.