14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A day after the earthquake

“A day after the earthquake” tells the story, during a day, of an affected family. In Esmeraldas. In this photo a boy of two years playing in his backyard, in a house affected by the earthquake. On April 16, 2016, Ecuador suffered one of the most impressive natural disasters in its history, an earthquake that hit the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas. The results to date confirm that 659 people were killed and 29 000 are living in temporary shelters.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Camera: ILCE-7
Copyright: © Ana Buitron