REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies: Latin America & The Caribbean - Year 3, Issue 146

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 01 Mar 2010
HIGHLIGHTS:

- CHILE: An 8.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 710 people and affected at least 1.5 million people.

- HAITI: More than 460,000 have fled Port au Prince.

- EASTERN CARIBBEAN: Losses in the agricultural sector caused by drought could be around US$4.7 million.

- SOTH AMERICA: Floods and landslides are still causing impact in Bolivia and Peru.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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