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Chile Earthquake Appeal

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A massive earthquake, measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale, struck Chile on 27 February 2010. The quake, one of the largest ever recorded, killed hundreds of people and the Chilean government estimates around two million more are affected by the disaster.

People are being assisted with search and rescue and medical assistance, as well as basic amenities like water, sanitation and shelter, however the needs are great.The Chilean Red Cross is already working on the ground in partnership with emergency services, carrying out search and rescue operations and damage assessments, and giving medical assistance where necessary. We have already released £50,000 from our Disaster Fund to help with the initial response, but more will be needed as the true extent of the disaster becomes clear.