In my previous article, we have went over the severe snowstorm that froze one third of US in January 2019. Simultaneously during that month, South America has been going through a same tough time as it battled severe flash floods and extreme wildfires.
According to Bloomberg, $8 billion was spent by the Chilean government on disaster relief in the past decade due to repeated quakes, volcanoes, landslides, fires and floods.
Chile and Peru didn’t escape nature’s wrath as extreme weather battered the parts of the countries with floods and wildfires.
Being a small country, rehabilitation to damages after disasters are a heavy burden to Chile. Also due to its geographical location, the country is frequented with all sorts of natural disasters.
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