Flooding Crisis in El Salvador: Thousands Displaced as Levees Break

EcoViva

JIQUILISCO, El Salvador, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A tropical depression in the Pacific, coupled with a weather front stemming from Hurricane Jova in the Atlantic, converged on El Salvador this weekend to cause what appears to be the largest disaster in a generation. EcoViva, an international development organization based in Oakland, California, has been in close contact with its local partner organization in Jiquilisco, the Mangrove Association, to assess damages and raise funds for both immediate relief and future reconstruction.