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March 2, 2010
Chileans mobilize to face earthquake damage

Chile continues to grapple with the aftermath of the massive earthquake which killed some 800 people.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a brief stop in Chile today, delivering 25 satellite phones to the president as part of a larger U.S. aid package that will follow.

For the more on the situation in Chile, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Christopher Sabatini, the Senior Director of Policy at the Council of the Americas. He says that Chile is prepared to handle much of the situation on its own, with targeted assistance from the U.S. and other countries.

In Concepción, Chile’s second largest city, rescue teams race against time to find survivors. Lucía Newman of Al Jazeera English has this report:

Al Jazeera English’s Teresa Bo has the latest on the destruction in the battered coastal town of Constitución:


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The world should step up the the plate like they did in Haiti. I just hope that other countries in that region stop and think before they always put the US down as they did recently by excluding the United States and Canada from regional talks. The US needs to assess the problem and the needs of the Chilian people and act with haste to help them. Jim @ USA

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