Natural Disasters in Ecuador: Resources for Schools
The following resources can be used to address the impacts of the recent deadly earthquakes, floods, and mudslides in Ecuador. This page is part of our natural disaster guide, Natural Disaster Resources for Schools: Partnering with Multilingual Families.
Headlines and Updates
- Deadly earthquake in Ecuador brings grief and fear (NBC News)
- Flooding causes chaos in Ecuador (Yahoo News)
- Ecuador landslide: More than a dozen killed in Alausí (BBC)
Tips for Schools
The following articles offer multiple tips and resources for schools:
- How Schools Can Partner with ELL Families During Natural Disasters: Learn how schools can partner with multilingual families when preparing for and responding to natural disasters that impact the local community.
- When Your School Community Is Impacted by a Global Crisis: Learn how schools can provide social-emotional support for students who are impacted by crises in other places, such as their countries of origin.
- How to Support Multilingual Families Displaced by a Natural Disaster: Learn how schools can support multilingual families who have been displaced by a natural disaster in another city or country. (This resource section includes examples of community partnerships that supported families following Hurricane Maria.)
Resources by Topic
- What You Should Know About Floods (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
- What You Should Know About Earthquakes (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
- Guidance for School Personnel: Students Who had a Loved One Die in an Earthquake
- Talking to Children about Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters (American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry)
- Managing Distress About an Earthquake from Afar (American Psychological Association) | Spanish version