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Three Years Ago Today, 8.8 Earthquake Hit Chile

By María de los Ángeles Lara, CRS Bolivia Elizabeth Vidal lives in Rinconada de Doñihue with her husband, a farmer, and their six children, in a house built with the support of Catholic Relief...

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ECHO Factsheet South America – February, 2013

Key messages • The Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department, ECHO, has supported South America for the last two decades, providing funds to assist the people most affected by...

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Chile

Chile: Earthquake - Operation Update no. 16 (MDRCL006)

Summary: With the aim of building its capacities and furthering its development, the Chilean Red Cross adjusted its Operational Plan 2011- 2012 to ensure an improved strategic, sustainable and...

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Chile

Accelerated Recovery for Hospitals: The Experience of Chile

One of the major challenges after disasters is the rapid recovery of the lost health services. Chile faced this problem after the earthquake and tsunami of 27 February 2010. The hospitals of Talca,...

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Evidence, Monthly UNISDR Newsletter: Issue 06, March 2012

This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses in advance...

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IADB plans natural disaster fund for Latin America

17 Mar 2012 20:16 By Antonio De la Jara and Terry Wade MONTEVIDEO, March 17 (Reuters) - The Inter-American Development Bank has proposed allowing member countries to tap loans in case they need to...

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Shelter Projects 2010

Download the whole document Web resolution version (17 MB - recommended) High resolution / for printers (130MB - slow download) Forwarded In this third annual Shelter Projects publication, containing...

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Chile

Chile, dos años después

Bogotá 27 de febrero de 2012. El 27 de febrero del 2010 la furia de la naturaleza se ensañó contra Chile: un terremoto de 8.8 grados en la escala de Richter cobró la vida de 500 personas y dejó daños...

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Chile

Chile still living with quake effects

By Denis McClean GENEVA, 27 February 2012 - The repercussions from the deadly earthquake and tsunami which hit Chile two years ago continue to play out in the country's courts and in expressions of...

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