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Chile: Flood: 2000/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2000/06
Country or District Chile
Event Type Flood
Outline Rainstorms during the month of June caused damage in central and southern Chile. Overall number of people affected: 129,266 and total number of people who had to be given refuge in shelter: 10,401.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2000/07/12
The relief assistance provided by the National Emergency Office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (ONEMI) has included the provision of several emergency supplies such as food, blankets, mattresses, waterpumps, tools, roofing material and the running of shelters.

OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2000/06/30
The Government of Chile has not requested international assistance.

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2000/06/16
Wind and rainstorms over three days (12 - 14 June) had caused substantial damage in central and southern Chile. Some 13,000 people have been affected especially in working class neighborhoods and 827 people are in shelters run by municipal offices as of 14 June.