Stories tagged with: Chile Earthquake

March 1, 2010 - 6:52pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The American Red Cross still hasn't set up a fund for Chile after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake it experienced Saturday.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says that's because the country already has 40 branches of the Chilean Red Cross located in that area, and those 40 branches already have supplies and volunteers readily available.

Right now, the country is focusing on search and rescue.

"They will find more people. The people that they find, I'm sure it's going to be...

February 27, 2010 - 10:14pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

It is the second earthquake the world has witnessed in two months. An 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile early this morning.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says anytime you encounter a natural disaster, like this one, it devastates a country, but Readiness and Development Manager, Keely Warden, says the results will be different than the one that struck Haiti.

"I don't think we're going to see that bad. It's a little bit better built area. People are prepared for the...

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