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Chile Calls for Outside Aid as Devastation Sinks In

The New York Times, 1 March 2010
Publié le : 2 mars 2010
 Alexei Barrionuevo and Marc Lacey 
"ANGOL, Chile Chile's government, after initially waving off outside aid, changed course Monday as the devastation from the powerful earthquake sank in and the nation's pressing needs became clear.

"With the desperation of many Chileans mounting, the United Nations said that the government had asked for generators, water filtration equipment and field hospitals, as well as experts to assess just how much damage was caused by Saturday's magnitude 8.8 quake, one of the largest ever measured.

"Everything is now moving, said Elisabeth Byrs, a spokeswoman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. We are looking immediately to match the needs."

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