2010 Earthquake in Chile
On February 27, 2010 an 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile early Saturday morning, killing more than 700 people and leaving 2 million people displaced. The earthquake also toppled buildings, snapped power lines, damaged roads and bridges, and cut off communications. The most significant damage appears to be in and around Concepción, the country's second largest city.
RESOURCES FOR GRANTMAKERS
International Organizations Based in Baltimore, Monitoring and Assisting in Chile:
"Fund-Raising Efforts for Chile Off to a Slow Start as Needs Remain Unclear"
Donations are starting to trickle in to aid survivors of the massive earthquake in Chile-but at significantly lower levels than after the January 12 earthquake in Haiti - The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 1, 2010