On Saturday 16th April, an earthquake struck at a fairly shallow depth of 19.2km (11.9 miles), magnitude 7.8 about 27km from Muisne in a sparsely populated area of Ecuador.
The earthquake has affected many of Ecuador's coastal regions.
Some 413 people have died and over 2500 have been injured. The search for survivors continues.
Many charities have begun delivering aid to the affected areas.
Please continue to pray.
If you would like to donate to LIAT, all money donated will go to the victims of this disaster.