Preparing for & Responding to Natural Disasters:
Yesterday, Chile experienced an 8.3 earthquake, also triggering a Tsunami.
The death toll was quite low due to Chile being well-prepared for handling possible natural disaster emergencies.
Here is an article from the United Nations discussing yesterday's quake and why Chile was well-prepared for this:
"Following earthquake, UN says Chile’s investment in disaster risk reduction paid off"
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