Chile

Chilean Red Cross

Pioneering unit brings societies together for better psychosocial support

Pioneering unit brings societies together for better psychosocial support

Following the fires and earthquake in Chile, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has mobilized its Regional Response Unit specializing in psychosocial support for the first time.

Living on the court

Families in need of medical and shelter support after earthquake

Jorge, like hundreds of families in Iquique, Chile, lives in a tent two meters by two meters.

Living in shelters

Shelter and community to keep spirits high after devastating

Yolanda Hernández is an elderly woman who lost her home, like hundreds of families affected by the forest fires in Valparaíso.

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Contact details

Address:

Avda Santa María 0150
Providencia
Santiago de Chile

Postal Address:

Correo 21, Casilla 2

Contact Information:

Tel: (56) (2) 27834100
Fax: (56) (2) 7370270
Email: presidencia@cruzroja.cl
Web: http://www.cruzroja.cl

Language of correspondence: Spanish

People:

  • Presidenta Nacional: Sra. Lorenza DONOSO OYARCE
  • Segundo Vicepresidente: Sr Patricio ACOSTA SANSARRIQ
  • Secretario Nacional: Sr Manuel QUEZADA MELILLAN
  • Tesorero Nacional: Sr Jorge PINTO ROASENDA
  • Representante de Comités Regionales: Sra. Valentina VALENTE ARAYA
  • Representante Filiales Reg. Metropolitana: Sra. Sonia CONTRERAS VILLAGRAN
  • Director Ejecutivo: Sr Jorge ORELLANA MUÑOZ
  • Directora Nacional de Salud : Sra Maricella HUENTEMILLA HIDALGO
  • Director de Gestion del Riesgo: Sr Manuel QUEZADA MELILLAN
  • Directora Nacional de Juventud: Sra Natalia CRUZ HINOJOSA
  • Director Nacional de Comunicaciones: Sr Roberto YAÑEZ AGUILAR
  • Director Nacional de Finanzas, Contabilidad e IT: Sr Eduardo RODRIGUEZ GONZALES

Latest appeals

13 November 2014
Chile - Earthquake (MDRCL009)
Chile - Emergency Appeal Revision
10 July 2014
Chile - Fire Valparaiso (MDRCL010)
Chile - DREF operation update 2
25 June 2014
Chile (MAACL001)
Chile - 2013 Annual report
30 May 2014
Chile - Earthquake (MDRCL009)
Chile - Operations Update No. 1
21 May 2014
Chile - Fire Valparaiso (MDRCL010)
Chile - DREF Operation Update

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