Torrential rains: Chile declares agricultural emergency for provinces

This declaration of emergency encompasses 10 communes in the Valparaiso region. Previously, the country had declared an agricultural emergency in the Maule and O'Higgins regions on Friday, February 5th

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Maria Emilia Undurraga, Chile´s Minister of Agriculture, declared an agricultural emergency for the provinces of Los Andes and San Felipe as a way to support the farmers affected by the last weather front that affected the country's south-central area.

“After evaluating the damage caused by the weather in situ with the regional minister of agriculture and the Mayor of Valparaiso, we've decided to declare the agricultural emergency for the provinces of San Felipe and Los Andes. We hope that this declaration will allow us to gather funds from different sectors to help . . .

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