This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
Cape Verde: Russian humanitarian aid aircraft en route to Ecuador01:24

Cape Verde: Russian humanitarian aid aircraft en route to Ecuador

Cape Verde, Cape Verde
April 21, 2016 at 22:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Russian aircraft Ilyushin Il-76, loaded with humanitarian aid bound for Ecuador, stopped off at Cape Verde on Thursday before arriving at its final destination. On board are packages of food, tents and mobile power stations - weighing 30 tonnes in total.

According to the most recent figures, at least 525 people have been killed and more than 2,500 injured following Saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake and several subsequent powerful aftershocks.

Volunteers from Colombia, Peru, Cuba, Venezuela, Switzerland, Mexico and Chile have been assisting Ecuadorian authorities with their search and rescue operations.

Cape Verde: Russian humanitarian aid aircraft en route to Ecuador01:24
Pool for subscribers only
No Account? Sign up!
Description

A Russian aircraft Ilyushin Il-76, loaded with humanitarian aid bound for Ecuador, stopped off at Cape Verde on Thursday before arriving at its final destination. On board are packages of food, tents and mobile power stations - weighing 30 tonnes in total.

According to the most recent figures, at least 525 people have been killed and more than 2,500 injured following Saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake and several subsequent powerful aftershocks.

Volunteers from Colombia, Peru, Cuba, Venezuela, Switzerland, Mexico and Chile have been assisting Ecuadorian authorities with their search and rescue operations.

Top downloads in last 24 hours
01:26
See Europe’s highest tower covered with ice and snowSee Europe’s highest tower covered with ice and snow
January 15, 2021 at 20:03 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:46
Iran: Revolutionary Guard Corps' Chief Salami oversees military drills in central desertIran: Revolutionary Guard Corps' Chief Salami oversees military drills in central desert
January 15, 2021 at 17:58 GMT +00:00
04:45
Newlywed groom thrown into snow for good luck in 300-y/o Japanese traditionNewlywed groom thrown into snow for good luck in 300-y/o Japanese tradition
January 16, 2021 at 01:13 GMT +00:00
00:46
When deer met cat! See how unexpected encounter in Villetta Barrea unfoldsWhen deer met cat! See how unexpected encounter in Villetta Barrea unfolds
January 15, 2021 at 14:00 GMT +00:00
03:44
India: Huge crowds ignore coronavirus norms to attend bull-taming festivalIndia: Huge crowds ignore coronavirus norms to attend bull-taming festival
January 16, 2021 at 04:50 GMT +00:00
03:03
UK: Temporary mortuary that can hold up to 1,300 bodies opens in west LondonUK: Temporary mortuary that can hold up to 1,300 bodies opens in west London
January 15, 2021 at 23:25 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:03
Germany: Armin Laschet, NRW minister-president and close Merkel ally, elected as new CDU leaderGermany: Armin Laschet, NRW minister-president and close Merkel ally, elected as new CDU leader
January 16, 2021 at 12:15 GMT +00:00
02:53
Netherlands: 'It was reasonable' - Legal Protection minister on govt resignationNetherlands: 'It was reasonable' - Legal Protection minister on govt resignation
January 15, 2021 at 19:04 GMT +00:00
01:45
Brazil: Sao Paulo residents stage pot-banging protest against Bolsonaro from their balconiesBrazil: Sao Paulo residents stage pot-banging protest against Bolsonaro from their balconies
January 16, 2021 at 02:10 GMT +00:00
02:30
USA: Thousands of troops guard Capitol as DC ramps up security for Biden's inaugurationUSA: Thousands of troops guard Capitol as DC ramps up security for Biden's inauguration
January 15, 2021 at 00:25 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
00:24
State of Palestine: Abbas signs decree announcing first elections since 2006State of Palestine: Abbas signs decree announcing first elections since 2006
January 15, 2021 at 21:13 GMT +00:00
03:56
Yemen: Children attend tent school at IDP camp near Marib as conflict, coronavirus disrupt educationYemen: Children attend tent school at IDP camp near Marib as conflict, coronavirus disrupt education
January 15, 2021 at 06:34 GMT +00:00
03:55
USA: Thousand of National Guard troops heighten security at US Capitol ahead of Biden inaugurationUSA: Thousand of National Guard troops heighten security at US Capitol ahead of Biden inauguration
January 16, 2021 at 01:05 GMT +00:00
02:37
Italy: Rome police fine owners of bars remaining open to protest curfewItaly: Rome police fine owners of bars remaining open to protest curfew
January 15, 2021 at 23:24 GMT +00:00
01:15
Germany: Refugee reception facility to be converted into jail for COVID quarantine-breakersGermany: Refugee reception facility to be converted into jail for COVID quarantine-breakers
January 16, 2021 at 09:53 GMT +00:00
02:29
Austria: COVID sceptics hold rally in ViennaAustria: COVID sceptics hold rally in Vienna
January 16, 2021 at 12:45 GMT +00:00
02:42
Chile: Police turn water cannon on anti-government protestersChile: Police turn water cannon on anti-government protesters
January 16, 2021 at 02:55 GMT +00:00
02:12
Brazil: Planes bring oxygen to Manaus and airlift patients to other states amid COVID surgeBrazil: Planes bring oxygen to Manaus and airlift patients to other states amid COVID surge
January 16, 2021 at 03:18 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:49
Puerto Rico: National Guard troops depart for DC to aid with inauguration week securityPuerto Rico: National Guard troops depart for DC to aid with inauguration week security
January 15, 2021 at 18:19 GMT +00:00
View all videos