The Onemi maintains the red alert for the Region of Arica and Parinacota, Tarapacá Region, and for the province of Loa and commune of Antofagasta, in the Antofagasta Region, by the emergency that affects the country’s largest North.
The situation in the area remains complex, given that according to the report of the meteorological direction from today Monday 11 and until Wednesday 13 February, normal intensity rainfalls are expected to moderate in the foothills and mountains of the regions of Arica and Parinacota and Tarapacá, and the mountain range of the Antofagasta Region. During a visit the weekend for the affected areas, President Sebastián Piñera committed an investment of $60 billion and bonds to families affected by the emergency.
According to the official report, the emergency has left a balance of 6 fatal victims, 54 victims and housed 512. In terms of the damage to homes, are accounted for 173 destroyed, 127 with greater damage and 2.293 with greater damage.
In addition, remember that El Loa province is from Friday under disaster area status, and general Rodrigo Valdivia Concha was appointed as head of zone.