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Skyline of Santiago de Chile during sunrise. View of the city and the mountains in the background.
The Republic of Chile has just purchased its second World Bank intermediated catastrophe bond. This is the first real test of World Bank intermediated cat bonds in what is currently an expensive market for buyers.
Centre for Disaster Protection
The ancient moai on Easter Island 2,000 miles off the coast of Chile at sunset
UNESCO initiated in March 2023 the response actions to fires on the island of Rapa Nui, Chile, which will include a detailed damage estimation; the development of a comprehensive preparation, coordination and management plan for the World Heritage site
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Every country has hundreds of rules and regulations surrounding the construction of buildings. In countries such as Chile and Japan, which face regular earthquakes, many extra rules have been put in place to ensure buildings can withstand these disasters.
World Economic Forum

DRR Community in Chile

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

Chile National Platform

National policies and plans


A partir del año 2012, la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior y Seguridad Pública, ONEMI, coordina la Mesa de Trabajo Gestión del Riesgo y Género, con la finalidad de promover un espacio de reflexión y coordinación

Chile - government
La presente Política Nacional para la Reducción del Riesgo obedece a los compromisos internacionales adquiridos por el Estado de Chile y la necesidad de establecer los lineamientos que fortalezcan la Gestión Riesgo de Desastres en el país al año 2030.
Oficina Nacional de Emergencia

The national plan for adapting to climate change is constituted as the articulating instrument of Chilean public policy of adaptation to climate change, whose mission has been defined as:

To strengthen Chile's capacity to adapt to climate change by

Chile - government

Risk and governance profile(s)


This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

World Bank, the
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Oficina Nacional de Emergencia