Earthquake Response, Emergency Shelter Construction -- El Salvador, Central America : 9 March-June 30, 2001

The report discusses earthquake responses and emergency shelter construction after the event of earthquake in El Salvador, Central America. The goal of this project was to provide shelter for 1200 families left destitute by the earthquakes of January 13 and February 13, 2001 prior to the onset of the rainy season. Originally approved for four months, the project was completed ahead of schedule with funds to spare. A one-month no-cost extension was requested to use the remaining funds to build an additional 115 temporary shelters. These were completed within the extension period. In total 1, 315 temporary shelters were completed.