Pelosi Statement on Ecuador Earthquake

Apr 18, 2016
Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the earthquake in Ecuador:

"Our hearts ache for all those families and communities who are suffering in the aftermath of this morning's devastating earthquake in Ecuador.  We share in the grief of all those whose loved ones have been killed, and we pray for all those who have been hurt and all those who are still missing.

"The people of Ecuador should not and will not have to face this disaster alone.  The United States will offer whatever assistance we can in these dark first days and in the weeks ahead.

"All people feel the sorrow of Ecuador in this terrible tragedy.  We hope it brings some comfort that so many around the world are holding the people of Ecuador in their thoughts and their hearts today."

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