Country: Chile

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in ChileDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/chlRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Chile

Video Story Contest #MyResilienceStory

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) piloted the #MyResilienceStory video contest from March 3rd to April 12th of 2015 to raise awareness on how local efforts and actions are contributing to community resilience. Through this initiative, the GDPC highlighted disaster preparedness efforts and best practices of disaster risk management around the world by showing how volunteers and disaster practitioners are …

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Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience: A Special Joint G20 Publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank

Responding to a G20 request, the Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience: A Special Joint G20 Publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank brings together the experiences of G20 countries in protecting their populations and assets against natural hazards. It includes contributions by fifteen G20 members and invited countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, …

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Disasters in the Americas: The case for legal preparedness

A set of case studies that highlight the importance of adequately facilitating and regulating outside international humanitarian assistance in the event of natural disasters. Case studies include the following examples: Dominican Republic law encourages civil society empowerment Preparing Colombia to better manage international assistance Earthquake law eases recovery in Chile IFRC, 2011. Disasters in the …

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