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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: prioritising participation

Chile: prioritising participation

Aug 31, 2010

ACT members and their partners work with community participation to solve problems after the earthquake

Chile: survivors' camp

Chile: survivors' camp

Aug 31, 2010

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

Chile: television report on ACT work

Chile: television report on ACT work

Aug 31, 2010

TV report from 24 Horas, national television news in Chile, on ACT-supported work after the earthquake

Chile: "a successful earthquake"

Chile: "a successful earthquake"

Aug 31, 2010

The earthquake in Chile was bigger than that in Haiti, but killed far fewer people. In this sense it was a "successful earthquake".

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

Chile earthquake: ACT already present

Chile earthquake: ACT already present

Feb 28, 2010

The quake killed at least 300 people, most of them in their homes.

ACT in Chile

Organisations with HQ in Chile
Organisations funding work in Chile
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)