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Chile

Chile's "city of disasters" steps up climate change protection

29 Mar 2017, TRF

Reducing inequality, securing water supplies and strengthening disaster prevention are crucial to bolster Chile's quake-prone capital against climate change and other hazards, Santiago's authorities said. The new city's resilience plan includes measures to develop an early warning system to lower the risk of floods and wildfires.



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