Forest fires in Chile: the number of victims has increased and three hundred people are missing

By TravelWiseFeb 12, 2024 19:21 PMNews
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Forest fires in Chile: the number of victims has increased and three hundred people are missing
Fires in Chile kill more than 100 people. Source: Social networks

The death toll from the wildfires raging in central Chile has risen to 131, and more than 300 people are still missing. These figures were provided by local authorities on Tuesday.

This disaster has become the deadliest in the country since the 2010 earthquake, ABC News reports. During his visit to the affected region, President Gabriel Boric assured that the affected people would receive assistance.

The furniture used for the 2023 Pan American Games will be donated to those who lost their homes as a result of the deadly disaster.

The government will also forgive water bills for 9,200 affected homes, which will partially reduce their costs in the near future.

The fires started on Friday and spread quickly due to the dry climate and strong winds.

The towns of Viña del Mar, Kilpe and Villa Alemán suffered the most destruction, and the Viña del Mar festival canceled its opening in mourning.

The Chilean forensic service said that many of the bodies found in the fires were difficult to identify, and hundreds of people were still missing.

The United Nations expressed condolences and announced its desire to help the affected people, and US President Joe Biden offered "important support" to Chile after the disaster. Chile after the natural disaster.

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