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Chile: floods in desert

Chile: floods in desert

Apr 02, 2015

Heavy rain has fallen in areas where it hasn't rained for 20 years, floods have affected large areas of the north of Chile.

Chile: trauma and psychosocial care

Chile: trauma and psychosocial care

Aug 31, 2010

Natural disasters cause significant psychological and social suffering, what do we do about it?

Chile: survivors' camp

Chile: survivors' camp

Aug 31, 2010

People who lost their houses in the tsunami live in camps like Villa Bosquemar

Chile: post-disaster housing

Chile: post-disaster housing

Aug 27, 2010

SEPADE, a partner of ACT members in Chile, is building for some of the people who lost their houses in the earthquake and tsunami

ACT in Chile

Organisations with HQ in Chile
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About Chile
  • GNI per capita: US $7,350 (World Bank, 2008)
  • Population: 17 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Santiago
  • Area: 756,096 sq km (291,930 sq miles)
  • Major language: Spanish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: Chilean peso
  • Main exports: Copper, fish, fruit, paper and pulp, chemicals
  • GNI per capita: US$9,400 (World Bank, 2008)