Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)
Disaster Information
TOP PAGEDisaster Information > Details of Disaster Information

Chile : Heavy Rain, Flood : 2008/05/20

GLIDE:  FL-2008-000069-CHL

Duration 2008/05/20
Country or District Chile
Name Heavy Rain, Flood
Outline Heavy rains and flooding have killed five people and forced about 13,000 from their homes in south-central Chile, some evacuated after rivers swelled and burst their banks, the government said on Thursday (22 May 2008).
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links


PAHO 2008/05/23
The National Emergency Office (ONEMI) reports 14,000 people affected and around 500 in shelters.

Reuters AlertNet 2008/05/22
Chile flooding kills 5, forces 13,000 from homes

Geographycal Data Information

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/26
Chile: Floods - Location Map


International Chater
Flooding in Chile