Chilean Defense Minister Inaugurates Conference on Humanitarian Aid

Chilean Defense Minister Inaugurates Conference on Humanitarian Aid

By Geraldine Cook
September 06, 2011

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Before an audience of the defense chiefs of nine countries gathered in Santiago, Chile, for the Third Annual South American Defense Conference, on August 31, Andrés Allamand said that the Latin American region is at high risk of natural disasters and that one of the current missions of the Chilean Armed Forces is participation in humanitarian-aid operations and operations to alleviate the effects of natural disasters or other emergencies.

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