The American Red Cross has pledged an initial $50,000 from the International Response Fund to assist communities impacted by today’s earthquake in Chile. We are prepared to take further action as local responders assess the situation.
We are waking up to news of a massive earthquake in Chile.
We are working with the International Federation of Red Cross / Red Crescent to determine if and how the American Red Cross is responding.
To ask for or provide information about US citizens in Chile, contact the US State Dept at 1-888-407-4747.
The Chilean Red Cross is on Twitter. @CruzRojainforma. You can translate here: http://bit.ly/9duK6a.